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MANUALE STAZIONE DI SERVIZIO

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MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

MANUALE STAZIONE DI SERVIZIO

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

The descriptions and illustrations given in this publication are not binding. While the basic specifications as described and illustrated in this manual remain unchanged, PIAGGIO-GILERA reserves the right, at any time and without being required to update this publication beforehand, to make any changes to components, parts or accessories, which it considers necessary to improve the product or which are required for manufacturing or construction reasons. Not all versions/models shown in this publication are available in all countries. The availability of single versions should be checked at the official Piaggio sales network. " Copyright 2007 - PIAGGIO & C. S.p.A. Pontedera. All rights reserved. Reproduction of this publication in whole or in part is prohibited." PIAGGIO & C. S.p.A. - After-Sales V.le Rinaldo Piaggio, 23 - 56025 PONTEDERA (Pi)

MANUALE STAZIONE DI SERVIZIO


MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)
Questo manuale per stazioni di servizio stato realizzato da Piaggio & C. Spa per essere utilizzato dalle officine dei concessionari e sub-agenzie Piaggio-Gilera. Si presuppone che chi utilizza questa pubblicazione per la manutenzione e la riparazione dei veicoli Piaggio, abbia una conoscenza base dei principi della meccanica e dei procedimenti inerenti la tecnica della riparazione dei veicoli. Le variazioni importanti nelle caratteristiche dei veicoli o nelle specifiche operazioni di riparazione verranno comunicate attraverso aggiornamenti di questo manuale. Non si pu comunque realizzare un lavoro completamente soddisfacente se non si dispone degli impianti e delle attrezzature necessarie, ed per questo che vi invitiamo a consultare le pagine di questo manuale riguardanti l'attrezzatura specifica e il catalogo degli attrezzi specifici.

N.B. Provides key information to make the procedure easier to understand and carry out.

CAUTION Refers to specific procedures to carry out for preventing damages to the vehicle.

WARNING Refers to specific procedures to carry out to prevent injuries to the repairer.

Personal safety Failure to completely observe these instructions will result in serious risk of personal injury.

Safeguarding the environment Sections marked with this symbol indicate the correct use of the vehicle to prevent damaging the environment.

Vehicle intactness The incomplete or non-observance of these regulations leads to the risk of serious damage to the vehicle and sometimes even the invalidity of the guarantee.

INDEX OF TOPICS

CHARACTERISTICS TOOLING MAINTENANCE TROUBLESHOOTING ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ENGINE FROM VEHICLE ENGINE INJECTION SUSPENSIONS BRAKING SYSTEM COOLING SYSTEM CHASSIS PRE-DELIVERY TIME

CHAR TOOL MAIN TROUBL ELE SYS ENG VE ENG INJEC SUSP BRAK SYS COOL SYS CHAS PRE DE TIME

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CHARACTERISTICS

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This section describes the general specifications of the vehicle.

Rules
This section describes general safety rules for any maintenance operations performed on the vehicle.

Safety rules
- If work can only be done on the vehicle with the engine running, make sure that the premises are wellventilated, using special extractors if necessary; never let the engine run in an enclosed area. Exhaust fumes are toxic. - The battery electrolyte contains sulphuric acid. Protect your eyes, clothes and skin. Sulphuric acid is highly corrosive; in the event of contact with your eyes or skin, rinse thoroughly with abundant water and seek immediate medical attention. - The battery produces hydrogen, a gas that can be highly explosive. Do not smoke and avoid sparks or flames near the battery, especially when charging it. - Fuel is highly flammable and it can be explosive given some conditions. Do not smoke in the working area, and avoid naked flames or sparks. - Clean the brake pads in a well-ventilated area, directing the jet of compressed air in such a way that you do not breathe in the dust produced by the wear of the friction material. Even though the latter contains no asbestos, inhaling dust is harmful.

Maintenance rules
- Use original PIAGGIO spare parts and lubricants recommended by the Manufacturer. Non-original or non-conforming spares may damage the vehicle. - Use only the appropriate tools designed for this vehicle. - Always use new gaskets, sealing rings and split pins upon refitting. - After removal, clean the components using non-flammable or low flash-point solvents. Lubricate all the work surfaces, except tapered couplings, before refitting these parts. - After refitting, make sure that all the components have been installed correctly and work properly. - For removal, overhaul and refit operations use only tools with metric measures. Metric bolts, nuts and screws are not interchangeable with coupling members with English sizes. Using unsuitable coupling members and tools may damage the scooter. - When carrying out maintenance operations on the vehicle that involve the electrical system, make sure the electric connections have been made properly, particularly the ground and battery connections.

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Vehicle identification
To read the chassis prefix, remove the lid A in the helmet compartment.

The engine prefix B is stamped near the left shock absorber lower support.

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
Specification Chassis prefix Engine prefix Desc./Quantity ZAPM35600123456789 M356M

Dimensions and mass


WEIGHTS AND DIMENSIONS
Specification Kerb weight Maximum weight allowed Desc./Quantity 174 5 kg 370 Kg

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Engine
ENGINE TECHNICAL DATA
Specification Type Cubic capacity Bore x Stroke Compression ratio Idle speed Timing system Valve clearance Max. power Max. torque Main drive Final reduction Lubrication Cooling Electric start-up Ignition Ignition advance Spark plug Fuel supply Fuel Exhaust muffler Emission regulations Desc./Quantity Single-cylinder, 4-stroke 278 cm 75x63 mm 11 0.5 : 1 1700 100 rpm 4 valves, single overhead camshaft, chain-driven. Inlet: 0.10 mm Outlet: 0.15 mm 16.1 kW at 7,250 rpm 23 Nm at 6,000 rpm Automatic expandable pulley variator with torque server, Vbelt, automatic self-ventilating centrifugal dry clutch

Gear reduction unit in oil bath.


Engine lubrication with lobe pump (inside crankcase) controlled by a chain with double filter: mesh and paper. Forced-circulation coolant system. Oil-coated freewheel and torque limiter. Electronic inductive discharge ignition, high efficiency, with separate HV coil. /N three-dimensional map managed by control unit NGK CR8EKB Electronic injection with electric fuel pump Unleaded petrol (95 RON) absorption-type exhaust muffler with catalytic converter. EURO 3

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Transmission
TRANSMISSION
Specification Main drive Desc./Quantity Automatic expandable pulley variator with torque server, Vbelt, automatic self-ventilating centrifugal dry clutch

Capacities
CAPACITY
Specification Engine oil Transmission oil Cooling system fluid Fuel tank (reserve) Desc./Quantity 1.3 l 250 cm ~ 1.8 l approx.15.00 l (approx. 2.80 l)

Electrical system
ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS
Specification Start-up Ignition Ignition advance Spark plug Battery Desc./Quantity Electric Electronic inductive discharge ignition, high efficiency, with separate HV coil. /N three-dimensional map managed by control unit NGK CR8EKB 12V/14 Ah, sealed battery

Frame and suspensions


FRAME AND SUSPENSIONS
Specification Chassis Front suspension Rear suspension Desc./Quantity Tubular and sheet steel. Hydraulic telescopic fork with 35 mm stem Two double-acting shock absorbers, adjustable to four positions at preloading.

Brakes
BRAKES
Specification Front brake Rear brake Desc./Quantity 260-mm disc brake with hydraulic control activated by handlebar right-side lever. 240-mm disc brake with hydraulic control activated by the handlebar left-side lever.

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Wheels and tyres


WHEELS AND TYRES
Specification Wheel rim type Front tyre Rear tyre Front rim Rear rim Desc./Quantity Light alloy rims. Tubeless, 120/70 - 15'' 56P Tubeless, 140/60 - 14'' 64P 15'' x 3.00 14'' x 3.50

TYRE PRESSURE
Specification Front tyre pressure (with passenger) Rear tyre pressure (with passenger) N.B. Desc./Quantity 2.3 bar (2.3) 2.3 bar (2.5)

CHECK AND ADJUST TYRE PRESSURE WITH TYRES AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE. REGULATE PRESSURE ACCORDING TO THE WEIGHT OF THE RIDER AND ACCESSORIES

Tightening Torques
STEERING
Name Steering tube upper ring nut Steering tube lower ring nut Handlebar fixing screw Fixing screws for handlebar control assembly U-bolts Torque in Nm 40 45 14 17 50 55 7 10

CHASSIS
Name Centre stand bolt Centre stand bolt Engine and vehicle side swinging arm junction bolt Body shell - Swinging arm pin Screw fixing the silent-block support plate to the body Engine-swinging arm bolt Torque in Nm 25 30 32 40 33 41 76 83 42 52 64 - 72

FRONT SUSPENSION
Name Fork leg screw Front wheel axle Hydraulic rod fixing screw Fork locking screws cap Stem support clamp tightening screws Torque in Nm 67 45 50 25 35* 15 30 20 25

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

REAR SUSPENSION
Name Upper shock absorber clamp Lower shock absorber clamp Shock absorber-crankcase attachment bracket Rear wheel axle Muffler arm clamping screws Torque in Nm 33 41 33 41 20 25 104 126 27 30

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FRONT BRAKE
Name Screw tightening calliper to the support Pad fastening pin Calliper support plate - fork fixing screws Brake disc screws Brake fluid pump-hose fitting Fixing screws for handlebar control assembly U-bolts Torque in Nm 24 27 19.6 24.5 41 51 8 10 16 20 7 10

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

REAR BRAKE
Name Rear brake calliper fixing screws Engine- calliper support plate fixing screws Brake disc screws Screw tightening calliper to the support Pad fastening pin Circuit bleed calliper fitting Torque in Nm 20 25 48 52 8 10 24 27 19.6 24.5 12 - 16

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

MUFFLER
Name Muffler heat guard fixing screw Screw for fixing muffler to the support arm Lambda probe clamp on exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold-muffler joint clamp Manifold - muffler diaphragm tightening clamp Torque in Nm 45 20 25 40 50 12 13 16 18

LUBRICATION
Name Hub oil drainage plug Oil filter on crankcase fitting Engine oil drainage plug/mesh filter Oil filter Oil pump cover screws Screws fixing oil pump to crankcase Oil pump control crown screw Oil pump cover plate screws Oil sump screws Minimum oil pressure sensor Torque in Nm 15 17 27 33 24 30 46 79 5-6 10 14 46 10 14 12 14

CYLINDER HEAD
Name Spark plug Head cover screws Nuts fixing head to cylinder Head fixing side screws Starter ground screw Tappet set screw lock nut Inlet manifold screws Timing chain tensioner slider screw Starter ground support screw Timing chain tensioner support screw Timing chain tensioner central screw Torque in Nm 12 14 67 71 + 101 + 270 11 12 7 8.5 68 11 13 10 14 11 15 11 13 5-6

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Name Camshaft retention plate screw

Torque in Nm 46

TRANSMISSION
Name Belt support roller screw Clutch unit nut on driven pulley Drive pulley nut Transmission cover screws Driven pulley shaft nut Rear hub cap screws Torque in Nm 11 13 45 50 75 83 11 13 54 60 24 27

FLYWHEEL
Name Flywheel cover screw Stator assembly screws Flywheel nut Pick-Up clamping screws Screw fixing freewheel to flywheel Torque in Nm 11 13 3 - 4 (Apply LOCTITE 242 medium-strength threadlock) 94 102 34 13 15

CRANKCASE AND CRANKSHAFT


Name Internal engine crankcase bulkhead (transmission-side half shaft) screws Engine-crankcase coupling screws Starter motor screws Crankcase timing cover screws Torque in Nm 46 11 13 11 13 3.5 - 4.5 (Apply LOCTITE 242 medium-strength threadlock)

COOLING
Name Water pump rotor cover Thermostat cover screws Bleed screw Torque in Nm 34 34 3

Overhaul data Assembly clearances

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Cylinder - piston assy.

CYLINDER - PISTON
Specification Plunger diameter Cylinder diameter Desc./Quantity 74.967 +0.014 -0.014 mm 75 +0.038 +0.01 mm

COUPLING CATEGORIES
Name cylinder-piston cylinder-piston cylinder-piston cylinder-piston N.B. Initials M N O P Cylinder 75.01 75.017 75.017 75.024 75.024 75.031 75.031 75.038 Piston 74.953 74.960 74.960 74.967 74.967 74.974 74.974 74.981 Play on fitting 0.050 0.064 0.050 0.064 0.050 0.064 0.050 0.064

THE PISTON MUST BE INSTALLED WITH THE ARROW FACING TOWARDS THE EXHAUST SIDE, THE PISTON RINGS MUST BE INSTALLED WITH THE WORD TOP OR THE STAMPED MARK FACING UPWARDS. - Measure the outside diameter of the gudgeon pin.

Characteristic
Pin outside diameter 16 +0 -0.004 mm

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- Measure the diameter of the bearings on the piston.

Characteristic
Standard diameter 16 +0.006 +0.001 mm

- Calculate the piston pin coupling clearance.


N.B.

THE PIN HOUSINGS HAVE 2 LUBRICATION CHANNELS. FOR THIS REASON, MEASUREMENT MUST BE MADE ACCORDING TO THE PISTON AXIS.

Characteristic
Standard clearance: 0.001 0.010 mm - Carefully clean the sealing ring housings. - Measure the coupling clearance between the sealing rings and the grooves using suitable sensors, as shown in the diagram. - If the clearance is greater than that indicated in the table, replace the piston.
N.B. MEASURE THE CLEARANCE BY INSERTING THE BLADE OF THE FEELER THICKNESS GAUGE FROM THE SECOND SEAL SIDE.

Fitting clearance
Top piston ring - standard coupling clearance 0.015 - 0.06 mm Top piston ring - maximum clearance allowed after use 0.07 mm Middle piston ring - standard coupling clearance 0.015 - 0.06 mm Middle piston ring - maximum clearance allowed after use 0.07 mm oil scraper ring - standard coupling clearance 0.015 - 0.06 mm oil scraper ring - maximum clearance allowed after use
0.07 mm

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- Check that the head coupling surface is not worn or misshapen. - Pistons and cylinders are classified according to diameter. The coupling must be made with those of the same type (M-M, N-N, O-O, P-P).

Characteristic
Maximum allowable run-out: 0.05 mm

Crankcase - crankshaft - connecting rod


CRANKSHAFT
Titolo Crankshaft Crankshaft to crankcase axial clearance Durata/Valore Testo Breve (< 4000 car.) Crankshaft to crankcase axial clearance Indirizzo Immagine

AXIAL CLEARANCE BETWEEN CRANKSHAFT AND CONNECTING ROD


Name Half-shaft, transmission side Flywheel-side half-shaft Connecting rod Spacer tool Description Dimensions 16.6 +0-0.05 16.6 +0-0.05 18 -0.10 -0.15 51.4 +0.05 Initials A B C E Quantity D = 0.20 - 0.50 D = 0.20 - 0.50 D = 0.20 - 0.50 D = 0.20 - 0.50

Diameter of crankshaft bearings. Measure the bearings on both axes x-y.

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CRANKSHAFT
Specification Crankshaft bearings: Standard diameter: Cat. 1 Crankshaft bearings: Standard diameter: Cat. 2 Desc./Quantity 28.998 29.004 mm 29.004 29.010 mm

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MAX. ADMISSIBLE DISPLACEMENT


Specification A= B= C= D= Desc./Quantity 0.15 mm 0.010 mm 0.010 mm 0.10 mm

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Characteristic
Crankshaft-crankcase axial clearance (H) 0.15 0.43 mm - Using a bore gauge, measure the connecting rod small end diameter.
N.B. IF THE CONNECTING ROD SMALL END DIAMETER EXCEEDS THE STANDARD DIAMETER, EXHIBITS WEAR OR OVERHEATING, PROCEED TO REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT AS DESCRIBED IN THE CRANKCASE AND CRANKSHAFT CHAPTER.

Characteristic
Standard diameter 16 +0.025 +0.015 mm - To obtain a good bushing lubrication it is necessary to have both an optimal lubricating pressure and a good oil flow rate; the bushings must be correctly positioned so as not to obstruct the oil supply channels. - The main bushings are comprised of two half-bearings, one with holes and channels for lubrication whereas the other is solid. - The solid half-bearing is intended to stand the thrusts caused by combustion, and for this reason it is arranged opposite the cylinder. - To prevent obstructions in the oil feeding channels, the matching surface of the two half-bearings must be perfectly perpendicular to the cylinder axis, as shown in the figure. - The oil feeding channel section is also affected by the bushings driving depth compared with the crankshaft axial clearance of the limiting surface. - Check the inside diameter of the main bushings in the three directions indicated in the diagram. - Repeat the measurements for the other bushing half. see diagram. - There are three crankcase versions: with BLUE bushings, with YELLOW bushings and with GREEN bushings. - There is only one type of main bushing housing hole in the crankcase. The standard bushing diameter after driving is variable on the basis of a coupling selection. - The bushing housings in the crankcase are classified into 2 categories - Cat. 1 and Cat. 2 - just like those for the crankshaft. - The main bushings are available in three thickness categories, identified by colour markings, as shown in the table below.

BUSHINGS
TYPE B C E IDENTIFICATION BLUE YELLOW GREEN CRANKSHAFT HALF-BEARING 1.973 1.976 1.976 1.979 1.979 1.982

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COUPLINGS
BUSHING CATEGORY B C E CRANKCASE HALVES CATEGORY 2 1 2 1 BUSHING INSIDE DIAMETER AFTER FITTING 29.024 29.054 29.024 29.054 29.018 29.048 29.018 29.048

Combine the shaft with two category 1 crankwebs with the category 1 crankcase (or cat. 2 with cat. 2). Furthermore a spare crankcase cannot be matched with a crankshaft with mixed categories. The spare crankshaft has half-shafts of the same category.

CATEGORIES
CRANKCASE HALVES Cat. 1 Cat. 2 Cat. 1 Cat. 2 N.B. DO NOT TAKE THE MEASUREMENT ON THE TWO HALFSHELL COUPLING SURFACE SINCE THE ENDS ARE RELIEVED TO ALLOW BENDING DURING THE DRIVING OPERATION. N.B. CRANKCASES FOR REPLACEMENTS ARE SELECTED WITH CRANKCASE HALVES OF THE SAME CATEGORY AND ARE FITTED WITH CATEGORY C BUSHINGS (YELLOW) ENGINE HALF-SHAFT Cat. 1 Cat. 2 Cat. 2 Cat. 1 BUSHING E B C C

Characteristic
Crankshaft-bushing maximum clearance admitted: 0.08 mm Diameter of crankcase without bushing CAT. 1: 32.959 32.965 mm CAT. 2: 32.953 32.959 mm

Cylinder Head
Before performing head service operations, thoroughly clean all coupling surfaces. Note the position of the springs and the valves so as not to change the original position during refitting - Using a trued bar and a feeler thickness gauge check that the cylinder head surface is not worn or distorted.

Characteristic
Maximum allowable run-out: 0.1 mm

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- Check the sealing surfaces for the intake and exhaust manifold. - Check that the bearings of the camshaft and the rocker pins exhibit no wear. - Check that the head cover surface is not worn. - Check that the coolant sealing pad exhibits no oxidation. - Insert the valves into the cylinder head. - Alternatively check the intake and exhaust valves. - The test is carried out by filling the manifold with petrol and checking that the head does not ooze through the valves when these are just pressed with the fingers.

Measure the camshaft bearing seats and rocking lever support pins with a bore meter

HEAD BEARINGS

Specification bearing A bearing B bearing C

Desc./Quantity 12.000 - 12.018 mm 20.000 20.021 mm 37.000 - 37.025 mm

Measure the unloaded spring length

Characteristic
Standard length 40.2 mm Allowable limit after use: 38.2 mm

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- Clean the valve seats of any carbon residues. - Using the Prussian blue, check the width of the impression on the valve seat "V".

Characteristic
Standard value: 1 - 1.3 mm Admissible limit: 1.6 mm - If the impression width on the valve seat is larger than the prescribed limits, true the seats with a 45 mill and then grind. - In case of excessive wear or damages, replace the head.

STANDARD VALVE LENGTH


Specification Valve check standard length Valve check standard length Desc./Quantity Inlet: 94.6 mm Outlet: 94.4 mm

- Measure the diameter of the valve stems in the three positions indicated in the diagram.

STANDARD DIAMETER
Specification Inlet: Outlet: Desc./Quantity 4.987 - 4.972 mm 4.975 - 4.960 mm

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MINIMUM ADMISSIBLE DIAMETER


Specification Inlet: Outlet: Desc./Quantity 4.96 mm 4.945 mm

- Calculate the clearance between valve and valve guide. - Check the deviation of the valve stem by resting it on a "V" shaped abutment and measuring the extent of the deformation with a comparator.

Characteristic
Limit values admitted: 0.1 mm

- Check the concentricity of the valve head by arranging a comparator at right angle relative to the valve head and rotate it on a "V" shaped abutment.

Characteristic
Admissible limit: 0.03 mm

Measure the valve guide.

Characteristic
Valve guide: 5 +0.012 mm

- After measuring the valve guide diameter and the valve stem diameter, check the clearance between guide and stem.

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INLET
Specification Standard clearance: Admissible limit: Desc./Quantity 0.013 - 0.04 mm 0.08 mm

OUTLET
Specification Standard clearance: Admissible limit: Desc./Quantity 0.025 0.052 mm 0.09 mm

- Check that there are no signs of wear on the surface of contact with the articulated register terminal.

- If the checks above give no failures, you can use the same valves. To obtain better sealing performance, grind the valve seats. Grind the valves gently with a fine-grained lapping compound. During the grinding, keep the cylinder head with the valve axes in a horizontal position. This will prevent the lapping compound residues from penetrating between the valve stem and the guide (see figure).
CAUTION

TO AVOID SCORING THE FAYING SURFACE, DO NOT KEEP ROTATING THE VALVE WHEN NO LAPPING COMPOUND IS LEFT. CAREFULLY WASH THE CYLINDER HEAD AND THE VALVES WITH A SUITABLE PRODUCT FOR THE TYPE OF LAPPING COMPOUND BEING USED.
CAUTION

DO NOT REVERSE THE FITTING POSITIONS OF THE VALVES (RIGHT - LEFT). - Check that the camshaft bearings exhibit no scores or abnormal wear. - Using a micrometer, measure the camshaft bearings.

STANDARD DIAMETER
Specification Cam shaft check: Standard diameter Cam shaft check: Standard diameter Desc./Quantity Bearing A : 36.95 36.975 mm Bearing B diameter: 19.959 19.98 mm

MINIMUM DIAMETER PERMITTED


Specification Cam shaft check: Minimum admissible diameter Desc./Quantity Bearing A : 36.94 mm

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Specification Cam shaft check: Minimum admissible diameter

Desc./Quantity Bearing B diameter: 19.950 mm

-Using a gauge, measure the cam height.

STANDARD HEIGHT
Specification Cam shaft check: Standard height Cam shaft check: Standard height Desc./Quantity Inlet: 30.285 mm Outlet: 29.209 mm

Check the axial clearance of the camshaft

CAMSHAFT AXIAL CLEARANCE


Specification Cam shaft check: Standard axial clearance: Cam shaft check: Maximum admissible axial clearance Desc./Quantity 0.11 - 0.41 mm 0.42 mm

- Measure the outside diameter of the rocking lever pins - Check the rocking lever pins do not show signs of wear or scoring. - Measure the inside diameter of each rocking lever. CHAR - 25

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Check there are no signs of wear on the pad from contact with the cam and on the jointed adjustment plate.

ROCKING LEVERS AND PIN DIAMETER:


Specification Internal rocker arm diameter: Standard diameter Rocking lever pin diameter: Standard diameter Desc./Quantity Diameter 12.000 - 12.011 mm Diameter 11.977 - 11.985 mm

Slot packing system


Characteristic
Compression ratio 10.5 11.5 : 1

Measurement "A" to be taken is a value of piston re-entry, it indicates by how much the plane formed by the piston crown falls below the plane formed by the top of the cylinder. The further the piston falls CHAR - 26

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inside the cylinder, the less the base gasket to be applied (to recover the compression ratio) and vice versa.
N.B.

MEASUREMENT "A" MUST BE TAKEN WITHOUT ANY GASKET FITTED BETWEEN THE CRANKCASE AND CYLINDER AND AFTER RESETTING THE GAUGE, EQUIPPED WITH A SUPPORT, ON A GROUND PLANE

ENGINE 300 SHIMMING


Name shimming shimming shimming Measure A 3.70 - 3.60 3.60 - 3.40 3.40 - 3.30 Thickness 0.4 0.05 0.6 0.05 0.8 0.05

Products
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS TABLE
Product AGIP GEAR 80W-90 AGIP CITY HI TEC 4T AGIP GP 330 AGIP CITY HI TEC 4T AGIP BRAKE 4 AGIP PERMANENT SPEZIAL AUTOSOL METAL POLISH AGIP GREASE PV2 Description Oil for speed gearbox Oil to lubricate flexible transmissions (throttle control) Grease for brake levers, throttle Specifications SAE 80W-90, API GL-4 mineral multigrade oil Oil for 4-stroke engines

AGIP GREASE SM 2

White calcium complex soap-based spray grease with NLGI 2; ISO-L-XBCIB2 Engine oil SAE 5W-40, API SL, ACEA A3, JASO MA Synthetic oil Brake fluid FMVSS DOT 4 Synthetic fluid coolant Monoethylene glycol-based antifreeze fluid, CUNA NC 956-16 Muffler cleaning paste special product for cleaning and polishing stainless steel muffler Grease for the steering bearings, pin Soap-based lithium and zinc oxide seats and swinging arm grease containing NLGI 2; ISO-LXBCIB2 of the swinging arm Grease for the tone wheel revolving ring Soap-based lithium grease containing NLGI 2 Molybdenum disulphide; ISO-LXBCHB2, DIN KF2K-20

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TOOLING

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Tooling

SPECIFIC TOOLS
Stores code 001330Y Description Tool for fitting steering seats

001467Y014

Pliers to extract 15-mm bearings

005095Y

Engine support

002465Y

Pliers for circlips

020459Y

Punch for fitting bearing on steering tube

020004Y

Punch for removing fifth wheels from headstock

020055Y

Wrench for steering tube ring nut

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Stores code 020074Y

Description Support base for checking crankshaft alignment

020150Y

Air heater support

020151Y

Air heater

020193Y

Oil pressure gauge

020262Y

Crankcase splitting strip

020263Y

Sheath for driven pulley fitting

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Stores code 020306Y

Description Punch for assembling valve seal rings

020329Y

MityVac vacuum-operated pump

020330Y

Stroboscopic light to check timing

020331Y

Digital multimeter

020332Y

Digital rev counter

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Stores code 020648Y

Description Single battery charger

020335Y

Magnetic support for dial gauge

020357Y 020359Y

32 x 35 mm adaptor 42x47-mm adaptor

020360Y

Adaptor 52 x 55 mm

020363Y

20 mm guide

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Stores code 020375Y

Description Adaptor 28 x 30 mm

020376Y

Adaptor handle

020382Y

Valve cotters equipped with part 012 removal tool

020382Y011

adapter for valve removal tool

020393Y

Piston fitting band

020412Y

15 mm guide

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Stores code 020423Y

Description driven pulley lock wrench

020424Y

Driven pulley roller casing fitting punch

020426Y

Piston fitting fork

020431Y

Valve oil seal extractor

020434Y

Oil pressure control fitting

020444Y

Tool for fitting/ removing the driven pulley clutch

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Tooling

Stores code 020456Y 020477Y

Description 24 mm adaptor Adaptor 37 mm

020483Y

30 mm guide

020489Y

Hub cover support stud bolt set

020428Y

Piston position check support

020460Y

Scooter diagnosis and tester

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Stores code 020621Y

Description HV cable extraction adaptor

020481Y

Control unit interface wiring

001467Y035

Belle for OD 47-mm bearings

020626Y

Driving pulley lock wrench

001467Y013

Pliers to extract 15-mm bearings

020627Y

Flywheel lock wrench

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Tooling

Stores code 020454Y

Description Pin lock fitting tool

020467Y

Flywheel extractor

020622Y

Transmission-side oil guard punch

020480Y

Petrol pressure check set

020244Y

15 mm diameter punch

020115Y

18 punch

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Stores code 020271Y

Description Tool for removing-fitting silent bloc

020469Y

Reprogramming kit for scooter diagnosis tester

020487Y

Fork oil seal extractor

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Maintenance chart
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE TABLE
I: CHECK AND CLEAN, ADJUST, LUBRICATE OR REPLACE IF NECESSARY. C: CLEAN, R: REPLACE, A: ADJUST, L: LUBRICATE Clean the SAS air filter every 2 years * Replace every 2 years
km x 1,000 Safety locks Spark plug Driving belt Throttle control Air filter Belt compartment air filter Oil filter Oil filter (mesh) Valve clearance Electrical system and battery Brake fluid * Coolant * Engine oil Hub oil Brake pads Sliding blocks / variable speed rollers Tyre pressure and wear Vehicle road test Suspensions Steering Centre stand 1 I 5 10 I R A C I R 15 20 R R A A C I R A I I I R R I R I I I A 25 30 I R R A C I R 35 40 R R A C I R A I I I R R I R I I I A A C I R 45 50 I R 55 60 I R R A C I R A I I I R R I R I I I A

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Checking the spark advance


The ignition advance is determined electronically on the basis of parameters known by the control unit. For this reason it is not possible to declare the reference values based on the engine rpm. The ignition timing value is detectable any time using the diagnostic tester. It is possible to check whether the ignition advance determined by the system does in fact correspond with the value actually activated on the engine, by means of the stroboscopic light. Proceed as follows: - Remove the spark plug. - Remove the transmission crankcase. - Rotate the driving pulley fan until the reference marks between the flywheel and flywheel cover coincide as shown in the photograph. MAIN - 40

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- Bring the reference mark onto the transmission side between the fan and the transmission cover as shown in the photograph. - Refit the spark plug. - Refit the plastic cap on the flywheel cover. - Adjust the spark gap to the contact position (no reference mark visible) and install it on engine between the spark plug and spark plug cap - Connect the induction calliper on the spark gap cable respecting the proper polarity (the arrow on the calliper must be pointing at the spark plug). - Connect the diagnostic tester. - Start the engine. - Select the parameter function in this menu. - Select the stroboscopic light command in the traditional four-stroke engine position (1 spark 2 revs). - Check that the real values of rpm and ignition advance match those measured using the diagnostic tester. If the values do not correspond, check: - distribution timing - revolution-timing sensor - Injection control unit

Specific tooling
020460Y Scooter diagnosis and tester 020330Y Stroboscopic light to check timing 020621Y HV cable extraction adaptor

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Spark plug
Proceed as follows: 1. Remove the right side cover unscrewing the 3 A screws; 2. Disconnect the spark plug HV wire hood B ; 3. Unscrew the spark plug using the wrench supplied. ; 4. When refitting, place the spark plug in the hole at the due inclination and tighten it by hand until it is finger tight; 5. Only use the wrench to lock it in place; 6. Push hood B fully over the spark plug.
WARNING THE USE OF SPARK PLUGS OTHER THAN THOSE RECOMMENDED OR A SHIELDLESS SPARK PLUG CAP COULD CAUSE DISTURBANCES TO THE SYSTEM. WARNING

THE SPARK PLUG MUST BE REMOVED WHEN THE ENGINE IS COLD. REPLACE THE SPARK PLUG AS INDICATED IN THE SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE TABLE. THE USE OF ELECTRONIC CENTRAL UNITS AND OF NONCOMPLIANT ELECTRONIC IGNITIONS OR SPARK PLUGS OTHER THAN THOSE PRESCRIBED MAY SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE ENGINE.

Characteristic
Spark plug NGK CR8EKB

Electric characteristic
Electrode gap 0.7 0.8 mm

Locking torques (N*m)


Spark plug 12 14

Hub oil

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Check
-Park the vehicle on its centre stand on flat ground; - Remove the oil dipstick A, dry it with a clean cloth and put it back into its hole tightening it completely; Remove the dipstick and check that the oil level is slightly over the second notch starting from the lower end; if the level is under the MAX. mark, it needs to be filled with the right amount of hub oil. -Screw up the oil dipstick again and make sure it is locked properly into place.

Replacement
-Remove the oil filler cap A. - Unscrew the oil drainage cap "B" and drain out all the oil. - Screw in the drainage cap again and fill the hub with the prescribed oil.

Recommended products
AGIP ROTRA 80W-90 Rear hub oil SAE 80W/90 Oil that exceeds the requirements of API GL3 specifications

Characteristic
Rear hub oil Capacity approximately 250 cc

Locking torques (N*m)


Hub oil drainage screw 15 17 Nm

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Air filter
Proceed as follows: 1. Unscrew the 9 fixing screws A; 2. Remove the air filterB
CAUTION

IF THE VEHICLE IS USED ON DUSTY ROADS, IT IS NECESSARY TO SERVICE THE AIR FILTER MORE OFTEN TO AVOID DAMAGING THE ENGINE.

1. Wash the sponge with water and neutral soap. 2. Dry it with a clean cloth and small blasts of compressed air. 3. Impregnate the sponge with a mixture of 50% petrol and 50% specified oil. 4. Gently squeeze the filter element, let it drip and then refit it.
CAUTION

IF THE VEHICLE IS USED ON DUSTY ROADS, IT IS NECESSARY TO SERVICE THE AIR FILTER MORE OFTEN TO AVOID DAMAGING THE ENGINE.

Recommended products
AGIP FILTER OIL Oil for air filter sponge Mineral oil with specific additives for increased adhesiveness

Engine oil
In 4T engines, the engine oil is used to lubricate the distribution elements, the bench bearings and the thermal group. An insufficient quantity of oil can cause serious damage to the engine. In all 4T engines, the deterioration of the oil characteristics, or a certain consumption should be considered normal, especially if during the run-in period. Consumption levels in particular can be influenced by the conditions of use (e.g.: oil consumption increases when driving at "full throttle".

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Replacement
Change oil and replace filter as indicated in the scheduled maintenance table. Empty the engine by draining the oil through drainage plug B.

To facilitate oil drainage, loosen the cap/dipstick A.

Once all the oil has drained through the drainage hole, unscrew and remove the oil cartridge filter C .

Make sure the pre-filter and drainage plug O-rings are in good conditions. Lubricate them and refit the mesh filter and oil drainage plug, screwing them up to the specified torque. Refit the new cartridge filter being careful to lubricate the O-ring before fitting it. Change the engine oil. Since a certain quantity of oil still remains in the circuit, engine oil must be added through plug A. Then start the scooter, leave it running for a

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few minutes and switch it off: after five minutes check the level and if necessary top up without exceeding the MAX level. The cartridge filter must be replaced every time the oil is changed. Use new oil of the recommended type for topping up and changing purposes.
N.B. THE ENGINE MUST BE HOT WHEN THE OIL IS CHANGED.

Recommended products
AGIP CITY HI TEC 4T Engine oil SAE 5W-40 Synthetic oil that exceed the requirements of API SL, ACEA A3, JASO MA specifications

Locking torques (N*m)


Oil filter 4 6 Engine oil drainage plug 24 30

Check
This operation must be carried out with the engine cold and following the procedure below: - Place the vehicle on its centre stand and on flat ground. - Unscrew the cap/dipstick "A", dry it with a clean cloth and reinsert it, screwing it all the way down. - Remove the cap/dipstick again and check that the level is between the min and max reference marks; top-up, if required. If the check is carried out after the vehicle has been used, and therefore with a hot engine, the level line will be lower; in order to carry out a correct check, wait at least 10 minutes after the engine has been stopped so as to get the correct level.

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Oil top up The oil should be topped up after having checked the level and in any case by adding oil without ever exceeding the MAX. level. Restoring the level from the MIN to the MAX marks requires approx. 400 m of oil.

Engine oil filter


The cartridge filter must be replaced every time the oil is changed. Use new oil of the recommended type for topping up and changing purposes. Make sure the pre-filter and drainage plug O-rings are in good conditions. Lubricate them and refit the mesh filter and oil drainage plug, screwing them up to the specified torque. Refit the new cartridge filter being careful to lubricate the O-ring before fitting it. Change the engine oil.

Recommended products
AGIP CITY HI TEC 4T Engine oil SAE 5W-40 Synthetic oil that exceed the requirements of API SL, ACEA A3, JASO MA specifications

Oil pressure warning light


Warning light (low oil pressure) The vehicle is equipped with a warning light on the instrument panel that lights up when the key is turned to the ON position. However, this light should switch off once the engine has been started. If the light comes on during braking, at idling speed or while turning, it is necessary to first switch off the engine and then to check the oil level and the lubrication system

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Checking the ignition timing


- Remove the plastic cap on the flywheel cover -Turn the flywheel until the reference mark T on the rotor matches the reference mark on the flywheel cover as shown in the figure (TDC). Make sure that the 4V reference point on the camshaft control pulley is aligned with the reference point on the head as shown in the second figure. If the reference is opposite the indicator on the head, turn the crankshaft once more. For the use of this reference mark, remove the spark plug and turn the engine in the direction that is the reverse of the normal direction using a calliper spanner applied to the camshaft command pulley casing.

Cooling system
If noise or liquid leaks through the drain bore of the water pump is detected, it will be necessary to replace the pump as described in the Flywheel cover Chapter. Proceed to carry out a few preliminary operations as described below: - Place the vehicle on its centre stand and on flat ground. - Empty the cooling system by removing the couplings on the pump cover and the filler plug on the expansion tank.
CAUTION

THIS OPERATION MUST BE CARRIED OUT WHEN THE ENGINE IS COLD. - Remove the water pump cover as indicated in the figure by loosening the 3 fixing screws. - Proceeding as described in chapter Engine, partially drain the system and overhaul the pump. - Refill and drain the system again once after having repaired the damaged and reinstalled all the components.
N.B. FOR CHANGING THE COOLANT AND BLEEDING THE SYSTEM, SEE CHAPTER "COOLING SYSTEM".

Characteristic
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Cooling system approx. 1.8 litres

Level check
Check coolant level when the engine is cold and as indicated in the scheduled maintenance table, following the steps below: - Place the vehicle on its centre stand and on flat ground. - Remove the expansion tank cap. - To check the level, it is necessary to look inside the expansion tank: Reference C shows the adequate coolant level. -The coolant consists of an ethylene glycol and corrosion inhibitor based 50% de-ionised water- antifreeze solution mix.
CAUTION

DO NOT EXCEED THE MAX. LEVEL WHEN FILLING SO AS TO AVOID THE COOLANT ESCAPING FROM THE EXPANSION TANK WHEN THE vehicle IS IN USE.
N.B.

THE COOLANT CONSISTS OF A MIXTURE OF DE-IONISED WATER AND FLUID FOR SEALED CIRCUITS. THE MIXTURE THUS OBTAINED LOWERS THE FREEZING POINT OF THE COOLANT TO - 40C. THE MIXTURE IN COMBINATION WITH THE PRESSURE OF 0.9 BAR RAISES THE BOILING POINT TO APPROX. 125C. THE RECOMMENDED LIQUID ALSO PROVIDES PROTECTIVE FUNCTIONS FOR THE ALUMINIUM ALLOYS. THIS CHARACTERISTIC MAY DECREASE OVER THE COURSE OF TIME; THIS IS WHY A PERIODIC REPLACEMENT OF THE COOLANT IS INDISPENSABLE.
N.B.

FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE COOLANT AND THE FLUSHING OF THE SYSTEM, SEE CHAPTER COOLING SYSTEM.

Braking system Level check


- Position the vehicle on a flat surface and on the centre stand. - Check the brake fluid level via the special indicator located on the pump.

N.B.

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THE LEVEL TENDS TO DROP AS THE BRAKE PADS GET WORN, A MINIMUM LEVEL SHOULD NOT BE REACHED. IF THE LEVEL IS TOO LOW, CHECK AND FIX THE SYSTEM SEALS, IF REQUIRED. TOP UP THE PUMP TANK, IF REQUIRED, CONSIDERING THAT THE "MAX." LEVEL MUST ONLY BE OBTAINED WITH NEW PADS.

Top-up
CAUTION

ONLY USE DOT 4-CLASSIFIED BRAKE FLUID. Proceed as follows: - Position the vehicle on a flat surface and on the centre stand. - Remove the tank cap by removing the two screws, remove the gasket and top up using only the liquid specified without exceeding the maximum level.

CAUTION

AVOID CONTACT OF THE BRAKE FLUID WITH YOUR EYES, SKIN, AND CLOTHING. IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL CONTACT, WASH WITH WATER.
WARNING

BRAKE CIRCUIT FLUID IS VERY CORROSIVE; DO NOT LET IT COME INTO CONTACT WITH PAINTED PARTS.
WARNING

THE BRAKE FLUID IS HYGROSCOPIC, THAT IS, IT ABSORBS MOISTURE FROM THE SURROUNDING AIR. IF THE HUMIDITY IN THE BRAKING FLUID EXCEEDS A CERTAIN VALUE, IT WILL LEAD TO INEFFICIENT BRAKING; FOR THIS REASON, NEVER USE BRAKING FLUID FROM CONTAINERS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN OPENED, OR PARTIALLY USED.

Recommended products
AGIP BRAKE 4 Brake fluid FMVSS DOT 4 Synthetic fluid Under standard climatic conditions, replace coolant as indicated in the scheduled maintenance table.
N.B.

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SEE THE BRAKING SYSTEM CHAPTER WITH REGARD TO THE CHANGING OF BRAKE FLUID AND THE BLEEDING OF AIR FROM THE CIRCUITS.

Headlight adjustment
- Place the scooter in use conditions, with tyres inflated to the prescribed pressure on flat ground at 10 m from a white screen placed in dim light. - Make sure that the scooter's axle is perpendicular to the screen. - Turn the headlight on and check that the limit of the light beam projected onto the screen does not exceed 9/10 of the headlight centre height from the ground and that it is not less than 7/10.

- Otherwise, adjust the right headlight by the screw shown in the figure, which can be accessed by removing the front shield connecting member.
N.B. THE ABOVE PROCEDURE COMPLIES WITH THE EUROPEAN STANDARDS REGARDING MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM HEIGHT OF LIGHT BEAMS. REFER TO THE STATUTORY REGULATIONS IN FORCE IN EVERY COUNTRY WHERE THE vehicle IS USED.

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INDEX OF TOPICS

TROUBLESHOOTING

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Troubleshooting

This section makes it possible to find what solutions to apply when troubleshooting. For each failure, a list of the possible causes and pertaining operations is given.

Engine Poor performance


POOR PERFORMANCE
Possible Cause Fuel pump Excess of encrustations in the combustion chamber Incorrect timing or worn timing system elements Muffler obstructed Air filter blocked or dirty. Operation Check the injection load relay Descale the cylinder, the piston, the head and the valves Time the system again or replace the worn parts Replace Remove the sponge, wash with water and car shampoo, then soak it in a mixture of 50% petrol and 50% specific oil. Press with your hand without squeezing, allow it to drip dry and refit. Check for causes and fill to reach the correct level Replace the worn parts Replace Check the rollers, the pulley movement and make sure the drive belt is in good conditions; replace the damaged parts and lubricate the moveable driven pulley with specific grease. Check the clutch system and/or the bell and replace if necessary Remove the head and the valves, grind or replace the valves Adjust the valve clearance properly Replace the head assembly

Oil level exceeds maximum Lack of compression: parts, cylinder and valves worn Transmission belt worn Inefficient automatic transmission

Clutch slipping Overheated valves Wrong valve adjustment Valve seat distorted

Starting difficulties
DIFFICULT STARTING
Possible Cause Rpm too low at start-up or engine and start-up system damaged Incorrect valve sealing or valve adjustment - Engine flooded. Operation Check the starter motor, the system and the torque limiter Inspect the head and/or restore the correct clearance Try starting-up with the throttle fully open. If the engine fails to start, remove the spark plug, dry it and before refitting, make the motor turn so as to expel the fuel excess taking care to connect the cap to the spark plug, and this in turn to the ground. If the fuel tank is empty, refuel and start up. Remove the sponge, wash with water and car shampoo, then soak it in a mixture of 50% petrol and 50% specific oil. Press with your hand without squeezing, allow it to drip dry and refit. Replace the spark plug or check the ignition circuit components Check the charge of the battery, if there are any sulphur marks, replace and use the new battery following the instructions shown in the chapter Replace the intake coupling and check the clamps are tightened

Air filter blocked or dirty.

Faulty spark plug or incorrect ignition advance Battery flat

Intake coupling cracked or clamps incorrectly tightened

Excessive oil consumption/Exhaust smoke


EXCESSIVE CONSUMPTION
Possible Cause Wrong valve adjustment Overheated valves Operation Adjust the valve clearance properly Remove the head and the valves, grind or replace the valves

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Possible Cause Misshapen/worn valve seats Worn cylinder, Worn or broken piston rings Worn or broken piston rings or piston rings that have not been fitted properly Oil leaks from the couplings or from the gaskets Worn valve oil guard Worn valve guides

Operation Replace the head assembly Replace the piston cylinder assembly or piston rings Replace the piston cylinder unit or just the piston rings Check and replace the gaskets or restore the coupling seal Replace the valve oil guard Check and replace the head unit if required

Insufficient lubrication pressure


POOR LUBRICATION PRESSURE
Possible Cause By-Pass remains open Oil pump with excessive clearance Oil filter too dirty Oil level too low Operation Check the By-Pass and replace if required. Carefully clean the By-Pass area. Perform the dimensional checks on the oil pump components Replace the cartridge filter Restore the level adding the recommended oil type

Transmission and brakes Clutch grabbing or performing inadequately


IRREGULAR CLUTCH PERFORMANCE OR SLIPPAGE
Possible Cause Faulty clutch Operation Check that there is no grease on the masses. Check that the clutch mass contact surface with the casing is mainly in the centre with equivalent characteristics on the three masses. Check that the clutch casing is not scored or worn in an anomalous way

Insufficient braking
INEFFICIENT BRAKING SYSTEM
Possible Cause Inefficient braking system Operation Check the pad wear (1.5 min). Check that the brake discs are not worn, scored or warped. Check the correct level of fluid in the pumps and change brake fluid if necessary. Check there is no air in the circuits; if necessary, bleed the air. Check that the front brake calliper moves in axis with the disc. Failing elastic fittings, plunger or brake pump seals, replace Check the brake disc screws are locked; measure the axial shift of the disc with a dial gauge and with wheel mounted on the scooter.

Fluid leakage in hydraulic braking system Brake disc slack or distorted

Brakes overheating
BRAKES OVERHEATING
Possible Cause Defective sliding of pistons Brake disc slack or distorted Operation Replace the calliper. Check the brake disc screws are locked; use a dial gauge and a wheel mounted on the vehicle to measure the axial shift of the disc. Clean carefully and blast with compressed air Replace the calliper.

Clogged compensation holes on the pump Swollen or stuck rubber gaskets

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Steering and suspensions Heavy steering


STEERING HARDENING
Possible Cause Steering hardening Operation Check the tightening of the top and bottom ring nuts. If irregularities continue in turning the steering even after making the above adjustments, check the rotation seats and the steering fifth wheels.

Excessive steering play


EXCESSIVE STEERING CLEARANCE
Possible Cause Torque not conforming Operation Check the tightening of the top and bottom ring nuts. If irregularities continue in turning the steering even after making the above adjustments, check the rotation seats and the steering fifth wheels.

Noisy suspension
NOISY SUSPENSION
Possible Cause Malfunctions in the suspension system Operation

If the front suspension is noisy, check: locking torques, headstock components, inspect forks.

Suspension oil leakage


OIL LEAKAGE FROM SUSPENSION
Possible Cause Seal fault or breakage Operation Replace the shock absorber

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INDEX OF TOPICS

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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Components arrangement

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1. Remote controls Remove the legshield to reach it. A. Electric fan remote control B. High-beam light remote control C. Injection load remote control

2. Electric control management device Remove the legshield to reach it.

3. Main fuses To reach them, remove the battery cover placed in the helmet compartment. 4. Injection ECU To reach it, remove the inspection compartment placed in the helmet compartment.

5. Auxiliary fuses Located in the helmet compartment. 6. Starter motor To reach it, remove the helmet compartment.

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7. Start-up remote control To reach it, remove the central chassis cover.

8. Stand button Remove the left footrest to reach them.

9. Horn To reach it, remove the lower cover.

10-11. Key switch/Immobilizer aerial Remove the shield back plate to reach them.

12. Battery To reach it, remove the battery cover placed in the helmet compartment.

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13. HV coil Remove the right side fairing to reach them.

14. Magneto flywheel The connector is located near the fuel pump. To reach it, remove the central chassis cover.

15. Oil pressure sensor On the engine, on the right-hand side of the vehicle.

16. Fuel level transmitter To reach it, remove the central chassis cover. The transmitter is integrated to the fuel pump.

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17. Voltage regulator To reach it, remove the lower cover.

18.Wheel turning sensor In the front wheel, on the right-hand side.

Ground points
A. Ground points on the chassis To reach them, remove the right footrest.

B. Ground point on the engine To reach it, remove the inspection compartment placed in the helmet compartment.

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Checks and inspections


This section is devoted to the checks on the electrical system components.

Immobiliser
The electronic ignition system is controlled by the control unit with the integrated Immobilizer system. The immobilizer is an anti-theft system that allows the vehicle to be operated only when it is started with coded keys recognised by the control unit. The code is integrated in a transponder in the key block. This allows the driver clear operation without having to do anything other than just turning the key. The Immobilizer system consists of the following components: - electronic control unit - immobilizer aerial - master key with incorporated transponder (red key) - service key with incorporated transponder (black key) - HV coil - diagnosis LED The diagnosis LED also works as a theft-deterrent blinker. This function is activated every time the ignition switch is turned to the "OFF" position, or the emergency stop switch is turned to the "OFF" position. It remains activated for 48 hours in order not to affect the battery charge. When the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position, the theft-deterrent blinker function is deactivated. Subsequently, a flash confirms the switching to the "ON" status. The duration of the flash depends on the programming of the electronic control unit If the LED is off regardless of the position of the ignition-key switch and/or the instrument panel is not initiated, check if: there is battery voltage fuses 1,5,7,8 are in working order there is power to the control unit as specified below:

Remove the connector support bracket shown in the photograph and disconnect the connector from the control unit. Check the following conditions: With the key switch set to OFF: if there is battery voltage between terminals 6-26 and terminal 6-chassis ground (fixed power supply). If there is no voltage check that fuse 1 and its cable are in working order.

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With the key switch in the OFF position: there is battery voltage between terminals 5-26 and terminal 5-frame earth (fixed power supply). If there is no voltage, check the key switch contacts, that fuses No. 5 and 7 plus their cables are in working order.

There is continuity between terminals 12-18 and the emergency cut-out switch is set to "RUN" and the side stand folded up. If there is no continuity check the contacts of the latter.

After removing the shield back plate, remove the electrical connection from the aerial as shown in the photograph.

Remove the protective base from the connector.

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With the ignition key switch set to ON, check if there is battery voltage between the White-Black and Black cables.

With MIU connector disconnected, check the continuity between the Orange-White cable and pin 7 of the interface wiring .

Specific tooling
020481Y Control unit interface wiring 020331Y Digital multimeter

Virgin circuit
When the ignition system is not encrypted, any key will start the engine but limited to 2000 rpm. The keys can only be recognised if the control unit has been programmed properly. The data storage procedure for a previously not programmed control unit provides for the recognition of the master as the first key to be stored to memory: this becomes particularly important because it is the only key that enables the control unit to be wiped clean and reprogrammed for the memorisation of the service

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keys. The master and service keys must be used to code the system as follows: - Insert the Master key, turn it to ON and keep this position for two seconds (limit values 1 to 3 seconds). - Insert the service key and turn it to ON for 2 seconds. - If you have copies of the key, repeat the operation with each key. - Insert the MASTER key again and turn it to ON for 2 seconds. The maximum time to change keys is 10 seconds. A maximum of 7 service keys can be programmed at one time. It is essential to adhere to the times and the procedure. If you do not, start again from the beginning. Once the system has been programmed, the master key transponder is strictly matched with the control unit. With this link established, it is now possible to encode new service keys, in the event of losses, replacements, etc. Each new programming deletes the previous one so, in order to add or eliminate keys, you must repeat the procedure using all the keys you intend to keep using. If a service key becomes uncoded, the efficiency of the high voltage circuit shielding must be thoroughly inspected: In any case it is advisable to use resistive spark plugs.

Characteristic
MASTER key: RED KEY SERVICE key. BLACK KEY

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Diagnostic codes
The immobiliser system is tested each time the ignition-key switch is turned from OFF to ON. During this diagnosis phase a number of control unit statuses can be seen and various light codes displayed. Regardless of the code transmitted, if at the end of the diagnosis the led remains off permanently, the ignition is enabled. If, however, the led remains on permanently, it means the ignition is inhibited: 1. Previously unused control unit - key inserted: a single 2 second flash is displayed, after which the LED remains off permanently. The keys can be stored to memory, the vehicle can be started but with a limitation imposed on the number of revs. 2. Previously unused control unit - transponder absent or cannot be used: The LED is permanently ON; in this condition, no operations are possible, including starting of the vehicle. 3. Programmed control unit - the service key in (normal condition of use): a single 0.7-second flash is displayed, after which the LED remains off steadily. The engine can be started. 4. Programmed control unit - Master key in: a 0.7 sec. flash is displayed followed by the LED remaining off for 2 sec. and then by short 0.46 sec. flashes the same number of times as there are keys stored in the memory including the Master key. When the diagnosis has been completed, the LED remains permanently OFF. The engine can be started. 5. Programmed control unit - fault detected: a light code is displayed according to the fault detected, after which the LED remains on steadily. The engine cannot be started. The codes that can be transmitted are: Code 1 flash 2-flash code

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3-flash code

Diagnostic code - 1 flash


The one-flash code indicates a system where the serial line is not present or is not detected. Check the Immobilizer aerial wiring and change it if necessary.

Diagnostic code - 2 flashes


A two-flash code shows a system where the control unit does not show the transponder signal. This might depend on the inefficiency of the immobiliser aerial or the transponder. Turn the switch to ON using several keys: if the code is repeated even with the Master key, check the aerial wiring and change it if necessary. If this is not the case, replace the defective key and/or reprogram the control unit. Replace the control unit if the problem continues.

Diagnostic code - 3 flashes


A three-flash code indicates a system where the control unit does not recognise the key. Turn the switch to ON using several keys: if the error code is repeated even with the Master key, replace the control unit. If this is not the case, perform a reprogramming.

Ignition circuit

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No spark plug
WARNING

ALL CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE CORRESPONDING CONNECTORS DISCONNECTED. HV coil primary resistance value: Disconnect the connector of the HV coil and measure the resistance between the two terminals.

Characteristic
HV coil resistance primary value: ~ 0.9

HV coil secondary resistance value: 1) Disconnect the HV cable from the spark plug and measure the resistance between the spark plug cap and the HV coil negative terminal. 2)Disconnect the spark plug cap from the HV cable and measure the resistance between the HV cable end and the HV coil negative terminal (see figure). 3) Measure the resistance between the 2 ends of the spark plug cap.

Characteristic
HV coil secondary resistance value with spark plug cap ~ 8.4 k HV coil secondary resistance value: ~ 3.4 k Spark plug cap resistance value ~ 5 k

Battery recharge circuit


The recharge system is provided with a three phase alternator with permanent flywheel. The alternator is directly connected to the voltage regulator. This, in its turn, is connected directly to the ground and the battery positive terminal passing through the 30A protective fuse. The three- phase generator provides good recharge power and at low revs, a good compromise is achieved between generated power and idle stability.

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Stator check
Stator winding check-up
WARNING

THIS CHECK-UP CAN BE MADE WITH THE STATOR PROPERLY INSTALLED. 1) Remove the central chassis cover. 2) Disconnect the connectors between stator and regulator with the three yellow cables. 3) Measure the resistance between each of the yellow terminals and the other two.

Electric characteristic
Resistance: 0.2 - 1 4) Check that there is insulation between the each yellow cable and the ground. 5) If values are incorrect, replace the stator.

Recharge system voltage check


Look for any leakage 1) Access the battery by removing its cover under the saddle. 2) Check that the battery does not show signs of losing fluid before checking the output voltage. 3) Turn the ignition key to position OFF, connect the terminals of the tester between the negative pole (-) of the battery and the black cable and only then disconnect the black cable from the negative pole (-) of the battery. 4) With ignition key still at OFF, the reading detected by the ammeter must be 0.5 mA. Check the charging current
WARNING

BEFORE CARRYING OUT THE CHECK, MAKE SURE THAT THE BATTERY IS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. 1) Place the vehicle on its centre stand 2) With the battery correctly connected to the circuit, place the tester terminals between the battery terminals.. 3) Turn on the engine, increase the engine rpm and, at the same time, measure the voltage.

Electric characteristic
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- With the engine off and the panel at ON with the lights on, allow the battery voltage to stop at 12V. - Connect ammeter pliers to the 2 recharge positive poles in output from the regulator. - Start the engine and rev it up to a high engine speed while reading the value on the pincer. With an efficient battery a value must be detected: > 20A

VOLTAGE REGULATOR/RECTIFIER
Specification Type Voltage Desc./Quantity Non-adjustable three-phase transistor 14 15V at 5000 rpm with lights off

Starter motor

KEY 1. Battery 2. Fuse No. 3 3. Key switch contacts 4. Fuse No. 10 5. Stop buttons 6. Starter button 7. Starter motor 8. Start-up remote control A. To injection ECU
WARNING

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1) Check fuses No. 3 and 10, and the key switch contacts. 2) Check the contacts of the stop buttons and the starter button. 3) Check the start-up remote control switch. 4) Check wiring continuity between the Green-Blue cable that connects the starter remote control to the injection electronic control unit (pin 24). 5) Check the starter motor ground connection.

Horn control

KEY 1. Battery 2. Fuse No. 3 3. Key switch contacts 4. Fuse No. 10 5. Horn button 6. Horn
WARNING

ALL CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE CORRESPONDING CONNECTORS DISCONNECTED. 1) Check fuses No. 3 and 10, and the key switch contacts. 2) Check the horn button contacts. 3) Check wiring continuity. 4) Check the horn ground connection. ELE SYS - 71

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Turn signals system check

KEY 1. Battery 2. Fuse No. 5 3. Key switch contacts 4. Fuse No. 7 5. Fuse No. 8 6. Turn indicator control device 7. Electric control management device 8. Turn indicator switch 9. Turn indicator bulbs
WARNING

ALL CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE CORRESPONDING CONNECTORS DISCONNECTED. 1) Check that bulbs operate properly. 2) Check fuses No. 5; 7; 8 and the key switch contacts. 3) Check if there is voltage between the Red-Black cable and the Black cable of the turn indicator control device or check wiring continuity. 3) With the key switch set to ON, check again between the White-Black and the Black cables. 4) Check the turn indicator switch contacts. 5) Check continuity between the Red- Black cable (pin 3) and the White-Blue cable (pin 2) of the electric control device. ELE SYS - 72

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6) Repeat the check between the Blue cable (pin 5) and the Pink cable (pin 4). 7) Use the turn indicator control device to check bulb wiring continuity .

level indicators
WARNING

ALL CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE CORRESPONDING CONNECTORS DISCONNECTED. If faults are detected: 1) With a multimeter, check resistance values between the White-Green cable and the Black cable of the fuel level transmitter under different conditions. 2) If the transmitter operates correctly but the indication on the instrument panel is not exact, check that the cable harnesses between them are not interrupted.

Electric characteristic
Resistance value when the tank is full <= 7 Resistance value when the tank is empty 90 +13/-3

Lights list
BULBS
1 Specification High/low beam light bulb Desc./Quantity

Front headlights bulb

Rear turn indicator bulbs

Front turn indicator bulbs

Tail light and stop light bulb

License plate light bulb

Helmet compartment light bulb

Type: Halogen (H7) Power: 12V - 55W Quantity: 2 Type: Incandescent (W2.1 x 9.5 D) Power: 12V - 5W Quantity: 2 Type: Incandescent (BAU 155 ) Power: 12V-10W Quantity: 2 Type: Incandescent (BAU 155 ) Power: 12V-10W Quantity: 2 Type: Incandescent (W2.1 x 9.5 D) Power: 12V - 21/5W Quantity: 1 Type: Incandescent (W2.1 x 9.5 D) Power: 12V - 5W Quantity: 1 Type: Incandescent (SV 8.5) ELE SYS - 73

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Specification

Desc./Quantity

Power: 12V - 5W Quantity: 1

Fuses
The electric system is fitted with 2 fuse boxes: 1. Fuse box A 6 fuses located in the helmet compartment near the battery. 2. Fuse box B 6 fuses located in the helmet compartment near the plug socket. Replace fuses using adequate pliers supplied in the tool kit. The chart shows the position and characteristics of the fuses in the vehicle.
CAUTION

BEFORE REPLACING A BLOWN FUSE, FIND AND SOLVE THE FAILURE THAT CAUSED IT TO BLOW. NEVER TRY TO REPLACE THE FUSE WITH ANY OTHER MATERIAL (E.G., A PIECE OF ELECTRIC WIRE).

FUSE BOX A
1 2 Specification Fuse No. 1 Fuse No. 2 Desc./Quantity

Fuse No. 3

4 5

Fuse No. 4 Fuse No. 5

Fuse No. 6

Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits: Injection ECU supply Capacity:10 A Protected circuits:HV coil - Fuel injector Fuel pump Capacity: 15A Protected circuits: Lines protected by fuses No. 9; 10; 11; 12. Capacity:15A Protected circuits: Radiator electric fan Capacity:15A Protected circuits: Lines protected by fuses No. 7 and 8; 12V 180W Socket, Helmet compartment bulb Capacity:30 A Protected circuits:Recharge circuit

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CAUTION

BEFORE REPLACING A BLOWN FUSE, FIND AND SOLVE THE FAILURE THAT CAUSED IT TO BLOW. NEVER TRY TO REPLACE THE FUSE WITH ANY OTHER MATERIAL (E.G., A PIECE OF ELECTRIC WIRE).

FUSE BOX B
1 Specification Fuse No. 7 Desc./Quantity

Fuse No. 8

Fuse No. 9

Fuse No. 10

Fuse No. 11

Fuse No. 12

Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits: Digital instrument panel, Turn indicator bulbs, Radiator electric fan remote control, ECU remote control, Immobilizer, Antitheft device pre-installation Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits: Digital instrument panel, Antitheft device pre-installation Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits:Analogue rpm indicator and digital instrument panel, tail lights, instrument panel lights Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits: Stop bulb, Engine startup circuit, Horn Capacity: 7.5 A Protected circuits: High-beam light bulb, High-beam remote control, High-beam warning light Capacity:7.5 A Protected circuits: Low-beam light bulb

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Dashboard
The digital display has two service symbols: SERVICE: The lamp should come on after reaching 1000 km, then every 10,000 km or 1 year after the last activation.

BELT: This lamp should come on and flash every 10,000 km.

Press buttons "MODE" and "ODO/SET" simultaneously at the moment you turn the key to "ON" for more than 3 seconds: The "BELT" symbol starts to flash. Pressing the button "MODE" for less than 1 second displays the symbols in turn. The selected symbol remains lit. Pressing button "MODE" for longer than 3 seconds resets the kilometre reading for the symbol selected, in "SERVICE" mode the date is also reset.

N.B.

AT THE MOMENT THE DATE IS RESET, THE "SERVICE" SYMBOL IS ACTIVATED AGAIN. PERFORM THE RESET PROCEDURE ONLY AT THE MOMENT OF DELIVERY OF THE SCOOTER TO THE CUSTOMER IN ORDER THAT THIS SYMBOL SIGNALS THE NEED FOR THE FIRST SERVICE IN RELATION TO THE DISTANCE TRAVELLED AND THE TIME SINCE THE ACTIVATION.

The scooter has an instrument panel subdivided into 3 sections: Digital instrument with LCD and analogue speedometer, analogue rev counter and warning light group. Warning light group The warning light group includes: - Warning light preparation - Tail light and low-beam warning light (green) - High-beam warning light (blue)

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- Warning light preparation Digital instrument The digital section provides the displays of: - Injection warning light (amber) - Low fuel warning light (amber) - Oil pressure warning light (red) - Turn signal warning light (green) - Immobilizer LED (red)

The digital section of the instrument panel is completed by a liquid crystal display and 3 control buttons (MODE - CLOCK - ODO/SET).

- The LCD panel provides a 5-digit display for the visualisation of: Total kilometres Trip kilometres Clock
N.B.

IT IS POSSIBLE TO CHANGE THE DISPLAY TO KM OR MILES BY PRESSING THE BUTTONS "MODE" AND "CLOCK" SIMULTANEOUSLY FOR LONGER THAN 3 SECONDS AT THE MOMENT YOU TURN THE KEY TO POSITION "ON". THE WORD "SET" WILL BE DISPLAYED. - Pushing the "MODE" button for less than a second displays the following function sequence: 1. Average speed The word "MEAN" appears together with km/h or mph. The value is calculated on the basis of the trip kilometre reading. 2. Maximum speed The word "MAX" appears together with km/h or mph. The value is calculated on the basis of the trip kilometre reading. 3. Average consumption The fuel symbol, the word "MEAN" and km/h or mph appear. The value is calculated on the basis of the trip kilometre reading. 4. Momentary consumption The fuel symbol and km/h or mph appear. 5. Range The fuel icon appears. ELE SYS - 77

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If the range drops below 40 km, the symbol appears automatically and flashes for 60 seconds. When the low fuel warning light comes on permanently, dashes appear instead of the range value. 6. Battery voltage The battery symbol appears Pressing button "MODE" for longer than 3 seconds returns you to function "1" of the sequence (average speed). - The display also contains the symbols: BELT: Indicates the need to replace the transmission belt. This lamp should come on and flash every 10,000 km.

SERVICE: Indicates the need to carry out the scheduled maintenance operations. The lamp should come on after reaching 1000 km or 1 year after initial activation, then every 10,000 km or 1 year after the last activation.
WARNING THE SCOOTER SHOULD BE SERVICED IN ANY CASE AT THE KILOMETRE INTERVALS INDICATED IN THE OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE MANUAL; DO NOT RELY ON THE SERVICE DISPLAY THAT APPEARS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.

Data check function


Setting the clock. To set the clock, press the button "CLOCK" for more than 3 seconds. The figures showing the hours start to flash. Set the hours with the button "ODO/SET". Press button "CLOCK" again and the figures showing the minutes start to flash. Set the minutes with the ODO/SET button. Press the CLOCK button again to start the clock moving normally. During the reset process, not pressing any buttons for 8 seconds ends the process and the display will automatically show the modified time. Setting the date. Set the "DATE" using the "CLOCK". ELE SYS - 78

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If the button "CLOCK" is pressed for longer than 3 seconds, the figures showing the days start to flash. Set the day with the ODO/SET button. Press the "CLOCK" button again; the numbers showing the months start to flash. Set the month with the "ODO/SET" button. Press the "CLOCK" button again; the numbers showing the years start to flash. Set the year with the "ODO/SET" button. Press the CLOCK button again to start the clock moving normally. During the reset process, not pressing any buttons for 8 seconds ends the process and the display will automatically show the modified date.

Sealed battery
Commissioning sealed batteries If the vehicle is provided with a sealed battery, the only maintenance required is the check of its charge and recharging, if necessary. These operations should be carried out before delivering the vehicle, and on a six-month basis while the vehicle is stored in open circuit. Besides, upon pre-delivery it is therefore necessary to check the battery charge and recharge it, if required, before storing the vehicle and, afterwards, every six months. INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BATTERY REFRESH AFTER OPEN-CIRCUIT STORAGE 1) Voltage check Before installing the battery on the vehicle, check the open circuit voltage with a regular tester. - If voltage exceeds 12.60 V, the battery can be installed without any renewal recharge. - If voltage is below 12.60 V, a renewal recharge is required as explained in 2). 2) Constant voltage battery charge mode - Constant voltage charge equal to 14.40 14.70V -Initial charge voltage equal to 0.3 0.5 for Nominal capacity - Charge time: 10 to 12 h recommended Minimum 6 h Maximum 24 h 3) Constant current battery charge mode -Charge current equal to 1/10 of the nominal capacity of the battery - Charge time: 5 h

Specific tooling
020333Y Single battery charger 020334Y Multiple battery charger Cleaning the battery ELE SYS - 79

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The battery should always be kept clean, especially on its top side, and the terminals should be coated with Vaseline.
CAUTION

NEVER USE FUSES WITH A CAPACITY HIGHER THAN THE RECOMMENDED CAPACITY. USING A FUSE OF UNSUITABLE RATING MAY SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE VEHICLE OR EVEN CAUSE A FIRE.
CAUTION

CHARGE THE BATTERY BEFORE USE TO ENSURE OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE. FAILURE TO CHARGE THE BATTERY ADEQUATELY BEFORE BEING PUT INTO OPERATION WILL LEAD TO A PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE BATTERY. If the scooter is not used for a given time (1 month or more) it will be necessary to periodically recharge the battery. The battery runs down completely in the course of three months. If it is necessary to refit the battery in the vehicle, be careful not to reverse the connections, remembering that the ground wire (black) marked (-) must be connected to the negative clamp while the other two red wires marked (+) must be connected to the clamp marked with the + positive sign.

Dry-charge battery
COMMISSIONING A NEW DRY-CHARGED BATTERY - Remove the battery air pipe stop cap and each single cell cap. - Fill the battery with electrolyte of 1.270+/-0.01 kg/l density (corresponding to 31+/-1 B) with an ambient temperature not below 15C, until it reaches the upper level indicated on the block. - Tilt the battery slightly to remove any air bubbles formed during filling. - Place the caps on each single cell filling hole without screwing them and leave the battery to rest. During this stage, the battery is subjected to a gasification phenomenon and temperature increases. - Let it rest until it reaches ambient temperature (this stage can take up to 60 minutes). - Tilt the battery slightly to facilitate the elimination of any gas bubbles present inside; restore the level using the same filling electrolyte Note: This is the last time that electrolyte can be added. Future top-ups should be done only with distilled water; - Before 24 hours elapse, recharge the battery following these steps: - Connect the battery charger terminals observing the correct polarity; - Wit the battery charger drw. 020333Y and/or drw. 020334Y operate the battery charger control by selecting the position corresponding to that capacity; - Otherwise, charge the battery with direct current equal to 1/10 of rated capacity (e.g. for a battery with a 9Ah rated capacity, the charging current should be 0.9-1.0A) for approximately a 4-6 hour charge. Note: Batteries that have been stored for a long time may take a longer charging time. The battery chargers drw. 020333Y and drw. 020334Y have an automatic protection which interrupts the recharge after 12 hours to avoid battery harmful heating. In this case, a green LED turns on to indicate the activation of the safety system and not the end of the charge. ELE SYS - 80

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- Let the open circuit battery rest for approximately 4-6 hours; then check the off-load voltage using a standard tester. - If the open-circuit voltage is higher or equal to 12.6V, the battery is charged adequately. Slightly shake or tilt the battery to eliminate any air bubbles formed during recharging. - Check the electrolyte levels again, fill them with distilled water up to the upper level line if necessary, clean battery properly, close each single cell cap tightly and install it on the vehicle. - If the voltage indicated is low, charge the battery another 4-6 hours in the way described above. Note: With the battery charger drw. 020334Y, it is possible to check the battery charge level with the Check function. The value indicated on the display must be higher than the value indicated on the chart; otherwise, recharge the battery again in the same way indicated above.

Battery installation
To access the battery, proceed as follows: 1. Place the scooter on its centre stand; 2. Open the saddle following above instructions, see Saddle section; 3. Remove the piston ring A and take off the battery cover. The battery is the electrical device that requires the most frequent inspections and diligent maintenance. The most relevant maintenance rules to be observed are as follows:

Electric characteristic
Battery 12V-14Ah - Insert the battery by connecting the battery breather tube as shown in the photograph.
N.B.

IN ORDER TO FIT THE CABLES ON THE BATTERY TERMINALS CORRECTLY, REST THE LOWER END OF THE TERMINAL SIDE OF THE BATTERY ON THE EDGE OF THE BATTERY WELL. - Using the screwdriver, tighten up the battery terminal cables as far as they will go, placing the special Grover washer between the screw head and the cable terminal.
N.B.

DO NOT USE WRENCHES TO TIGHTEN UP THE SCREWS FOR FIXING THE TERMINALS TO THE BATTERY TERMINALS

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- Refit the battery cover

Make sure that the terminals are connected correctly. When a new battery is installed, the correct time and date must be reset on the digital instrument panel (Clock and MODE button section).
CAUTION

DO NOT REVERSE THE POLARITY: RISK OF SHORT CIRCUIT AND DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. The electrolyte level, which should be checked regularly, must always be at the maximum level. To top it up to this level, use only distilled water. Should it become necessary to top up the battery with water too frequently, check the scooter's electrical system because the battery is being overloaded, causing it to lose power quickly.

NEVER DISCONNECT THE BATTERY CABLES WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING; THIS CAN CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.
CAUTION

ELECTROLYTE CONTAINS SULPHURIC ACID: AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN AND CLOTHES. IN THE CASE OF ACCIDENTAL CONTACT, RINSE WITH ABUNDANT OF WATER AND CONSULT A DOCTOR.
WARNING

SPENT BATTERIES ARE HARMFUL FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT IN COMPLIANCE WITH CURRENT REGULATIONS.

Phonic wheel
- Ensure that the tone wheel is correctly installed on the scooter and connected to the electrical system. - Turn the key switch to "ON". - Access the tone wheel connector on the system side. - Carry out the following measurements using the special tool.

Specific tooling
020331Y Digital multimeter ELE SYS - 82

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Check the supply voltage. Keeping the connector in the position shown in the photo, check for battery voltage (12 V) with the polarity shown. If incorrect values are measured, check the electrical system and the digital instrument.
N.B. A DROP IN VOLTAGE OF 1 V IN RELATION TO THE BATTERY VOLTAGE CAN BE CONSIDERED NORMAL.

Check the signal Move the positive rod to the position shown in the photo. Turn the front wheel very slowly and check that the measured voltage is 0 V or battery voltage, depending on the position taken up. This condition should be repeated 16 times during a complete revolution of the wheel.
N.B. THE DIGITAL MULTIMETER IS NOT ABLE TO DISPLAY THE VOLTAGE WHEN THE WHEEL IS ROTATED FAST.

If other voltages are measured or there is no alternation, replace the tone wheel.

Remote controls check


To check the operation of a remote control: 1) Check that, given regular conditions, there is no continuity between terminals 87 and 30. 2) Apply a 12V voltage to power terminals 86 and 85 of the remote control. 3) With the remote control fed, check that there is continuity between terminals 87 and 30. 4) If these conditions are not met, the remote control is surely damaged and, therefore, it should be replaced.

Switches check
To check buttons and switches, check that, according to their position, the continuity of contacts is correct as indicated in the following charts. KEY Ar: Orange Az: Sky Blue Bi: White Bl: Blue Gi: Yellow Gr: Grey Ma: Brown Ne: Black Ro: Pink Rs: Red Ve: Green Vi: Purple ELE SYS - 83

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ENGINE STOP SWITCH

STARTER BUTTON

LIGHT SWITCH

TURN INDICATOR SWITCH

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HORN BUTTON

HELMET COMPARTMENT LIGHT SWITCH

Connectors
INJECTION ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT 1. Injection telltale light (Brown-Black) 2. Rpm indicator (Green) 3. Not connected 4 Lambda probe negative terminal (Sky blueBlack) 5 Live supply (White-Black) 6. Battery powered (White-Red) 7. Immobilizer aerial (Orange-White) 8. Electric fan remote control negative terminal (Green-White) 9. Engine temperature (Yellow-Pink) 10. Not connected 11. Lambda probe positive (Sky blue-Yellow) 12. Engine stop switch (Orange) 13. Pick-up positive terminal (Red) 14. Injector negative terminal (Red-Yellow) 15. Pick-up negative terminal (White) 16. K line (Orange-Black) ELE SYS - 85

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17. Immobilizer warning light (Grey-Yellow) 18. Stand button (Brown-Red) 19. Not connected 20. Injection load remote control negative terminal (Black-Purple) 21. Not connected 22. HV coil negative terminal (Pink-Black) 23. Not connected 24. Start-up enabling switch (Green-Blue) 25. Not connected 26. Ground (Black) IMMOBILIZER AERIAL CONNECTOR 1. Live supply (White-Black) 2. Ground (Black) 3. Injection ECU (Orange-White)

ANTITHEFT DEVICE PRE-INSTALLATION CONNECTOR 1. LHS Turn indicator bulbs (Pink) 2. RHS Turn indicator bulbs (White-Blue) 3. Ground (Black) 4. Battery powered (Red-Black) 5 Live supply (White-Black) 6. Helmet compartment light bulb (Blue-Yellow) 7. Not connected 8. Not connected LAMBDA PROBE CONNECTOR 1. Positive from injection ECU (Sky blue-Yellow) 2. Negative from injection ECU (Sky blue-Black)

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PICK-UP CONNECTOR 1. Positive from injection ECU (Red) 2. Negative from injection ECU (White) 3. Not connected

CONNECTOR FOR ELECTRICAL CONTROL MANAGEMENT DEVICE 1. Live supply (White-Black) 2. Right turn indicator switch (White-Blue) 3. LHS turn indicator signal (Blue) 4. LHS turn indicator switch (Pink) 5. RHS turn indicator signal (Pink-Black) 6. MODE button remote (Sky blue-Red) 7. MODE button remote signal (Grey) 8. Oil pressure sensor (Pink-White) 9. Oil pressure sensor signal (White) 10. Not connected 11. Not connected 12. Not connected FUEL INJECTOR CONNECTOR 1. Positive from remote control (Black-Green) 2. Negative from injection ECU (Red-Yellow)

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ENGINE TEMPERATURE SENSOR CONNECTOR 1. Injection ECU temperature signal (Yellow-Pink) 2. Indicator temperature signal (Orange) 3. Ground (Sky blue-Green) 4. Indicator temperature signal (Sky blue-Black)

ELECTRIC FAN CONNECTOR 1. Ground (Black) 2. Positive from remote control (Red-Black)

STAND BUTTON CONNECTOR 1. Ground (Sky blue-Green) 2. Injection ECU signal (Brown-Red)

HV COIL CONNECTOR 1. Positive from remote control (Black-Green) 2. Negative from injection ECU (Pink-Black)

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FUEL PUMP CONNECTOR AND FUEL LEVEL TRANSMITTER 1. Not connected 2. Ground (Black) 3. Ground (Black) 4. Fuel level indicator (White-Green) 5. Positive from remote control (Black-Green)

DIAGNOSIS CONNECTOR 1. Not connected 2. Ground (Black) 3. K line (Orange-Black)

VOLTAGE REGULATOR CONNECTOR 1. Battery positive terminal (Red-White) 2. Ground (Black) 3. Battery positive terminal (Red-White) 4. Ground (Black)

WHEEL TURNING SENSOR CONNECTOR 1. Indicator signal (Sky blue) 2. Indicator signal (Grey-Black) 3. Indicator signal (Red)

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INSTRUMENT PANEL CONNECTOR 1. Wheel turning sensor signal (Red) 2. Wheel turning sensor signal (Sky blue) 3. Wheel turning sensor signal (Grey-Black) 4. Instrument panel lighting (Yellow-Black) 5. Rpm indicator (Green) 6. Engine temperature signal (Orange) 7. Engine temperature signal (Sky blue-Black) 8. Oil pressure sensor signal (White) 9. RHS Turn indicator bulbs (White-Blue) 10. LHS Turn indicator bulbs (Pink) 11. Battery powered (Red-Black) 12. Immobilizer warning light (Grey-Yellow) 13. Live supply (White-Black) 14. MODE button remote signal (Grey) 15. Fuel level indicator (White-Green) 16. Ground (Black) 17. Injection telltale light (Brown-Black) 18. LHS turn indicator signal (Blue) 19. RHS turn indicator signal (Pink-Black) 20. Not connected WARNING LIGHT UNIT CONNECTOR 1. Not connected 2. Not connected 3. High-beam warning light (Purple) 4. Ground (Black) 5. Headlight warning light (Yellow-Black) 6. Not connected 7. Not connected 8. Not connected

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ENGINE FROM VEHICLE

ENG VE

Engine from vehicle

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Questa sezione descrive le operazioni da effettuare per lo smontaggio del motore dal veicolo.

Exhaust assy. Removal


- Remove the Lambda probe from its support and disconnect it. - Remove the retainer clamp.

- Undo the two exhaust manifold fixings on the head. To unscrew the nuts that fix the muffler flange to the head properly, use a jointed wrench that allows, according to the travel direction, to get also at the right nut. That is difficult to do with a traditional straight wrench.

- Undo the three screws that fix the muffler to the support arm. - Remove the full muffler unit.

Remove the lambda probe from the manifold.

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CAUTION: SHOULD IT BE NECESSARY TO REMOVE ONLY THE MUFFLER TIP, ALWAYS REPLACE THE GRAPHITE GASKET BETWEEN STUB AND TIP.

Removal of the engine from the vehicle


CAUTION

SUPPORT THE SCOOTER ADEQUATELY. Disconnect the battery. - Remove the side fairings. - Remove the helmet compartment. Remove the full muffler unit. - Remove the air filter. - Release the blow-by return pipe from the clamp and disconnect it from the head.
CAUTION

THIS OPERATION MUST BE CARRIED OUT WHEN THE ENGINE IS COLD.

- Remove the rear brake calliper and release the rear brake piping from the four clamps of the engine.

- Get a + 2 l container in order to collect the coolant and place it under the vehicle. - Remove the pipe that feeds coolant into the pump as shown in the photograph and then empty the system. - Remove the engine coolant outlet pipe as indicated.

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- Disconnect: - fuel piping and retainer clamp. - injector connector. - control unit connector.

- Remove the coolant outlet pipe from the motor as indicated.

- Remove the spark plug cap. - Remove the coolant temperature sensor connector indicated in the photograph.

- Remove the throttle cables from the throttle body by undoing the nuts indicated in the photograph. - Remove the throttle cable retainer clamp on the manifold.

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- Remove the positive and negative wiring from the starter motor as shown in the photograph.

- Disconnect the flywheel wiring connector. - Remove the clamp indicated.

- Remove the cables from the retainer clamps on the flywheel cover.

- Remove the lower screws of the right and left shock absorber.

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When refitting the engine onto the scooter, carry out the removal operations but in reverse order and respect the tightening torques shown in the Specifications Chapter. - Check the engine oil level and if necessary, top it up with the recommended type. - Fill and bleed the cooling circuit. - Check accelerator and electric devices for correct functioning.
CAUTION PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO POSITIONING THE THROTTLE CONTROL TRANSMISSION PROPERLY.

Upon refitting the engine onto the scooter, carry out the removal operations but in reverse order and respect the tightening torques shown in the Specifications Chapter. - Check that there is a small clearance when the valve is in abutment against the set screw. -Check the engine oil level and if necessary, top it up with the recommended type. - Fill and bleed the cooling circuit. - Check accelerator and electrical devices functioning. - Pay particular attention to the sleeve, be careful to position the throttle body reference marks as indicated in the photograph.
CAUTION PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO POSITIONING THE THROTTLE CONTROL TRANSMISSION PROPERLY.

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INDEX OF TOPICS

ENGINE

ENG

Engine

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This section describes the operations to be carried out on the engine and the tools to be used.

Automatic transmission Transmission cover


- To remove the transmission cover it is necessary to remove the plastic cover first, by inserting a screwdriver in the slotted holes. Using the clutch bell lock wrench shown in the figure, remove the driven pulley shaft locking nut and washer.

Specific tooling
020423Y driven pulley lock wrench

- Remove the cap/dipstick from the engine oil filling hole. - Remove the ten screws. - Remove the transmission cover.
N.B. WHEN YOU ARE REMOVING THE TRANSMISSION COVER YOU MUST BE CAREFUL NOT TO DROP THE CLUTCH BELL.

Air duct
- Remove the transmission compartment air intake cover shown in the photograph.

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- Remove the five screws on two different levels as well as the small casing.

Removing the driven pulley shaft bearing


- Remove the clip from the inside of the cover. - Remove the bearing from the crankcase by means of:

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020375Y Adaptor 28 x 30 mm 020412Y 15 mm guide

Refitting the driven pulley shaft bearing


- Slightly heat the crankcase from the inside so as not to damage the painted surface. - Insert the bearing in its seat. - Refit the seeger ring.
CAUTION USE AN APPROPRIATE REST SURFACE TO AVOID DAMAGING THE COVER PAINT. N.B. ALWAYS REPLACE THE BEARING WITH A NEW ONE UPON REFITTING.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020357Y 32 x 35 mm adaptor 020412Y 15 mm guide

Baffle roller

ENG - 99

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Plastic roller
- Check that the roller does not show signs of wear and that it turns freely. - Remove the special clamping screws as indicated in the photograph

- Check the outside diameter of the roller does not have defects that could jeopardise belt functioning - For refitting, place the roller with the belt containment edge on the engine crankcase side - Tighten the wrench to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Anti-flapping roller 12 - 16

Removing the driven pulley


- Remove the clutch bell housing and the driven pulley assembly.
N.B. THE UNIT CAN ALSO BE REMOVED WITH THE DRIVING PULLEY MOUNTED.

ENG - 100

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Inspecting the clutch drum


- Check that the clutch bell is not worn or damaged. - Measure the clutch bell inside diameter.

Characteristic
Max. value clutch bell Max. value: 134.5 mm Clutch bell standard value Standard value: 134 - 134.2 mm

Checking the bell working surface eccentricity - Install the bell on a driven pulley shaft using 2 bearings (inner diameter 15 and 17 mm). - Lock with the original spacer and nut. - Place the bell/shaft assembly on the support to check the crankshaft alignment.

- Using a feeler pin gauge and the magnetic base, measure the bell eccentricity. - Repeat the measurement in 3 positions (Central, internal, external). - If faults are found, replace the bell.

Specific tooling
020074Y Support base for checking crankshaft alignment 020335Y Magnetic support for dial gauge

Characteristic
clutch bell inspection: Limit eccentricity. Admissible limit eccentricity: 0.15 mm

ENG - 101

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Removing the clutch


Fit the driven pulley spring compressor specific tool with medium length pins screwed in position C on the tool internal side. - Introduce the adapter ring No. 11 with the chamfering facing the inside of the tool. - Fit the driven pulley unit on the tool with the insertion of the 3 pins in the ventilation holes in the mass holder support. - Make sure that the clutch is perfectly inserted into the adapter ring before proceeding to loosen/tighten the clutch nut. - Use the special 46x55 wrench component No. 9 to remove the nut fixing the clutch in place. - Dismantle the driven pulley components (Clutch and spring with its plastic holder)
CAUTION THE TOOL MUST BE FIRMLY FIXED IN THE CLAMP AND THE CENTRAL SCREW MUST BE BROUGHT INTO CONTACT WITH THE TOOL. EXCESSIVE TORQUE CAN CAUSE THE SPECIFIC TOOL TO BUCKLE.

Specific tooling
020444Y011 adapter ring 020444Y009 46x55 Wrench 020444Y Tool for fitting/ removing the driven pulley clutch

Inspecting the clutch


- Check the thickness of the clutch mass friction material. - The masses must not show traces of lubricants; otherwise, check the driven pulley unit seals.
N.B.

UPON RUNNING-IN, THE MASSES MUST EXHIBIT A CENTRAL CONTACT SURFACE AND MUST NOT BE DIFFERENT FROM ONE ANOTHER. VARIOUS CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE THE CLUTCH TO TEAR.
CAUTION

ENG - 102

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

DO NOT OPEN THE MASSES USING TOOLS TO PREVENT A VARIATION IN THE RETURN SPRING LOAD.

Characteristic
Check minimum thickness 1 mm

Pin retaining collar


- Simultaneously turn and pull the collar manually to remove it.
N.B. USE TWO SCREWDRIVERS IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY. N.B. BE CAREFUL NOT TO PUSH THE SCREW DRIVERS IN TOO FAR TO AVOID DAMAGE THAT COULD ENDANGER THE O-RING SEAL.

- Remove the four torque server pins and pull the pulley halves apart.

Removing the driven half-pulley bearing


- Check there are no signs of wear and/or noisiness; - Replace with a new one if there are. - Remove the retaining ring using two flat blade screwdrivers. - Support the pulley bushing adequately from the threaded side using a wooden surface. - Using a hammer and pin, knock the ball bearing out as shown in the figure.

ENG - 103

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Support the pulley properly using the bell as shown in the figure.

Specific tooling
001467Y035 Belle for OD 47-mm bearings

- Remove the roller bearing using the modular punch.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020456Y 24 mm adaptor 020363Y 20 mm guide

Inspecting the driven fixed half-pulley


- Measure the outside diameter of the pulley bushing. - Check the contact surface with the belt to make sure there are no flaws. - Check the riveted joints are functional. - Check the evenness of the belt contact surface.

Characteristic
Half-pulley minimum diameter Minimum admissible diameter 40.96 mm Half-pulley standard diameter Standard diameter: 40.985 mm Wear limit 0.3 mm

ENG - 104

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Inspecting the driven sliding half-pulley


- Remove the two internal grommets and the two O-rings. - Measure the movable half-pulley bushing inside diameter. - Check the contact surface with the belt to make sure there are no flaws. - Check the riveted joints are functional. - Check the evenness of the belt faying surface.

MOVABLE DRIVEN HALF-PULLEY DIMENSIONS


Specification Wear limit standard diameter maximum allowable diameter Desc./Quantity 0.3 mm Diameter 41.000 - 41.035 mm 41.08 mm

Refitting the driven half-pulley bearing


- Support the pulley bushing adequately from the threaded side using a wooden surface. - Fit a new roller sleeve as in the figure. - For the fitting of the new ball bearing, follow the example in the figure using a modular punch. Fit the snap ring
WARNING N.B. FIT THE BALL BEARING WITH THE VISIBLE SHIELD

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020375Y Adaptor 28 x 30 mm 020424Y Driven pulley roller casing fitting punch

ENG - 105

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Refitting the driven pulley


- Insert the new oil guards and O-rings on the movable half-pulley. - Lightly grease the O-rings A shown in the figure. - Fit the half-pulley over the bushing using the specific tool. - Check that the pins are not worn and proceed to refitting them in their slots. - Refit the torque server closure collar. - Using a curved-spout grease gun, lubricate the driven pulley unit with approximately 6 gr. of grease. Apply the grease through one of the holes in the bushing until it comes out through the hole on the opposite side. This operation is necessary to avoid the presence of grease beyond the Orings.
N.B. THE TORQUE SERVER CAN BE GREASED WHETHER WITH BEARINGS FITTED OR WHEN THEY ARE BEING REPLACED; UNDERTAKING THE OPERATION WHEN THE BEARINGS ARE BEING SERVICED MIGHT BE EASIER.

Specific tooling
020263Y Sheath for driven pulley fitting

Recommended products
AGIP GREASE SM 2 Grease for the tone wheel revolving ring

ENG - 106

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Soap-based lithium grease containing NLGI 2 Molybdenum disulphide; ISO-L-XBCHB2, DIN KF2K-20

Inspecting the clutch spring


- Measure the length of the spring, while it is relaxed.

Characteristic
Standard length 123 mm acceptable limit after use: 118 mm

Refitting the clutch


- Support the driven pulley spring compressor appropriate tool with the control screw in vertical axis. - Arrange the tool with the medium length pins screwed in position "C" on the inside. - Introduce the adapter ring No. 11 with the chamfering facing upwards. - Insert the clutch on the adapter ring. - Lubricate the end of the spring that abuts against the servo-system closing collar. - Insert the spring with its plastic holder in contact with the clutch. - Insert the driving belt into the pulley unit according to their direction of rotation. - Insert the pulley unit with the belt into the tool. - Slightly preload the spring. - Make sure that the clutch is perfectly inserted into the adapter ring before proceeding to tighten the clutch nut. - Place the tool in the clamp with the control screw on the horizontal axis. - Fully preload the spring.

ENG - 107

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Apply the clutch fixing nut and tighten it to the prescribed torque using the special 46x55 wrench. - Loosen the tool clamp and insert the belt according to its direction of rotation. - Lock the driven pulley again using the specific tool. - Preload the clutch return spring with a traction/ rotation combined action and place the belt in the smaller diameter rolling position. - Remove the driven pulley /belt unit from the tool.
N.B. DURING THE SPRING PRELOADING PHASE, BE CAREFUL NOT TO DAMAGE THE PLASTIC SPRING STOP AND THE BUSHING THREADING. N.B. FOR DESIGN REASONS, THE NUT IS SLIGHTLY ASYMMETRIC; THE FLATTEST SURFACE SHOULD BE MOUNTED IN CONTACT WITH THE CLUTCH.

Specific tooling
020444Y Tool for fitting/ removing the driven pulley clutch 020444Y011 adapter ring 020444Y009 46x55 Wrench

Locking torques (N*m)


Clutch unit nut on driven pulley 45 50

Refitting the driven pulley


- Refit the clutch bell.

ENG - 108

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Drive-belt
- Check that the driving belt is not damaged. - Check the width of the belt.

Characteristic
Driving belt - minimum width 19.5 mm Driving belt - standard width 21.3 0.2 mm

During the wear checks in the scheduled servicing programme, you are advised to check the rim bottom of the toothing does not show signs of incisions or cracking (see figure): The rim bottom of the tooth must not have incisions or cracking; if it does, replace the belt.

Removing the driving pulley


- Turn the crankshaft until the ropes of the pulley are on a horizontal axis

- Insert the adaptor sleeve of the appropriate tool in the hole shown in the photograph

ENG - 109

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Insert the tool in the hollows and apply the retention ring - Bring in the ring's clamping screws while keeping the tool to support the pulley

Specific tooling
020626Y Driving pulley lock wrench

- Remove the fixing nut and the washer - Remove the stationary drive pulley half.

Inspecting the rollers case


- Check that the internal bushing shown in the figure is not abnormally worn and measure its inside diameter. - Measure outside diameter B of the pulley sliding bushing shown in the figure. - Check that the rollers are not damaged or worn. - Check the guide shoes for the variator back-plate are not worn. - Check the wear of the roller housings and of the belt contact surfaces on both pulley halves. - Check that stationary driving pulley does not show signs of abnormal wear on the grooved edge and on the surface in contact with the belt. - Check that the O-ring is not pushed out of shape.
CAUTION DO NOT LUBRICATE OR CLEAN SINTERED BUSHINGS

Characteristic
Movable driving half-pulley bushing: Standard Diameter 26.000 - 26.021 mm ENG - 110

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Movable driving half-pulley bushing: Maximum allowable diameter 26.12 mm Sliding bushing: Standard Diameter 25.959 25.98 mm Sliding bushing: Minimum admissible diameter 25.95 mm Roller: Standard Diameter Diameter 20.5 - 20.7 mm Roller: Minimum diameter permitted 20 mm

Refitting the driving pulley


- Preassemble the movable half-pulley with the roller contrast plate by putting the rollers in their housings with the larger support surface touching the pulley according to the direction of rotation. - Check that the roller contact plate does not have flaws and is not damaged on the grooved edge. - Mount the complete bushing unit on the driving shaft. - Fit the driven pulley/Clutch/belt unit on the engine.

ENG - 111

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Fit the steel shim in contact with the bushing and the stationary drive pulley. - Install the appropriate tool as described in the removal phase. -Tighten the nut with washer to the prescribed torque.

Specific tooling
020626Y Driving pulley lock wrench

Locking torques (N*m)


Drive pulley nut 75 83

Refitting the transmission cover


- Check the presence of the 2 centring dowels and the correct installation of the sealing gasket for the oil sump on the transmission cover. - Replace the cover tightening the 10 screws at the specified torque. - Refit the oil loading cap/bar. - refit the steel washer and the driven pulley nut. - Tighten the nut to the prescribed torque using the lock wrench and the torque wrench tools. - Replace the plastic cover.

Specific tooling
020423Y driven pulley lock wrench

Locking torques (N*m)


Transmission cover screws 11 13 Driven pulley shaft nut 54 60

ENG - 112

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

End gear Removing the hub cover


- Empty the rear hub through the oil drainage plug. - Remove the 7 flanged screws indicated in the figure. - Remove the hub cover and its gasket.

Removing the wheel axle


- Remove the wheel axis complete with gear. - Remove the intermediate gear.

ENG - 113

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Removing the hub bearings


- Check the state of the bearings being examined (wear, clearance and noisiness). If faults are detected, do the following. - Use the specific bearing extractor to remove the three 15 mm bearings (2 in the crankcase and 1 in the hub cover).

Specific tooling
001467Y013 Pliers to extract 15-mm bearings

Removing the wheel axle bearings


- Take out the clip on the outside of the gearbox cover. - Support the hub cover and expel the bearing. By means of the appropriate tools, remove the oil guard as in the figure.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020477Y Adaptor 37 mm 020483Y 30 mm guide 020359Y 42x47-mm adaptor 020489Y Hub cover support stud bolt set

ENG - 114

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Removing the driven pulley shaft bearing


- As you need to remove the driven pulley shaft, its bearing and oil guard, remove the transmission cover as described above. - Extract the driven pulley shaft from its bearing. - Remove the oil guard using a screwdriver, working from inside the bearing and being careful not to damage the housing, make it come out of the belt transmission side. - Remove the seeger ring shown in the figure Remove the driven pulley shaft bearing using the modular punch.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020375Y Adaptor 28 x 30 mm 020363Y 20 mm guide

Inspecting the hub shaft


- Check the three shafts for wear or distortion of the toothed surfaces, the bearing housings, and the oil seal housings. - In case of anomalies, replace the damaged components.

Inspecting the hub cover


- Check that the fitting surface is not dented or distorted. - Check the bearing bearings. - In case of anomalies, replace the damaged components.

ENG - 115

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Refitting the wheel axle bearing


- Support the hub cover on a wooden surface. - Heat the crankcase cover with the specific heat gun. - Fit the wheel shaft bearing with a modular punch as shown in the figure. - Fit the seeger ring. - Fit the oil guard with seal lip towards the inside of the hub and place it flush with the internal surface by means of the appropriate tool used from the 52 mm side. The 52 mm side of the adapter must be turned towards the bearing.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020360Y Adaptor 52 x 55 mm 020483Y 30 mm guide

ENG - 116

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Refitting the hub cover bearings


For the fitting of the hub box bearings the engine crankcase and the cover must be heated with the special heat gun. - The three 15 mm bearings must be fitted using the appropriate tools. - The 42-mm side of the adapter must be turned towards the bearing.

Specific tooling
020150Y Air heater support 020151Y Air heater 020376Y Adaptor handle 020359Y 42x47-mm adaptor 020412Y 15 mm guide

N.B.

TO FIT THE BEARING ON THE COVER, SUPPORT THE COVER WITH THE STUD BOLT SET. - Refit the driven pulley shaft bearing with a modular punch as shown in the figure.
N.B. IF THE BEARING HAS AN ASYMMETRICAL BALL RETAINER, PLACE IT SO THAT THE BALLS ARE VISIBLE FROM THE HUB INNER SIDE.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020359Y 42x47-mm adaptor 020363Y 20 mm guide
N.B.

WHEN FITTING THE BEARINGS ON THE ENGINE CRANKCASE, SUPPORT THE CRANKCASE PREFERABLY ON A SURFACE TO ALLOW THE BEARINGS TO BE DRIVEN VERTICALLY. - Refit the seeger ring with the opening facing the bearing and fit a new oil guard flush with the crankcase from the pulley side.

ENG - 117

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Refitting the hub bearings


- Install the three shafts in the engine crankcase as shown in the figure.

Refitting the ub cover


- Fit a new gasket together with the centring dowels. - Seal the gasket of the breather pipe using black silicone sealant. - Fit the gearbox cover, making sure the breather pipe is in the correct position. - Position the shorter screw that can also be recognised from the different colour as shown in the figure. - Fix the breather tube support by means of the lower screw. - Fit the remaining screws and tighten the seven screws to the prescribed torque.

Flywheel cover

ENG - 118

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Removing the hub cover


- Remove the clip fixing the hose to the cylinder. - Remove the 10 fixings - Remove the flywheel cover.

Removing the stator


- Remove the two pickup screws and the screw holding the wiring support and the three stator clamping screws shown in the figure. - Remove the stator and its wiring.

ENG - 119

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Refitting the stator


- Refit the stator and flywheel carrying out the removal procedure in reverse, tightening the retainers to the specified torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Stator assembly screws () 3 4

Refitting the flywheel cover


- Position the spline clip on the crankshaft and orient the end as shown in the figure.

- Orient the water pump shaft with reference to the transmission gear seat as shown in the photo.

- Refit the cover over the engine and tighten the screws to the prescribed torque. - Carry out the steps in the reverse order from the dismantling procedure.
CAUTION

TAKE CARE TO CORRECTLY POSITION THE FLYWHEEL CONNECTOR. MAKE SURE THE CENTRING DOWELS ARE PRESENT.

Locking torques (N*m)


Flywheel cover screws 11 - 13

Flywheel and starting

ENG - 120

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Removing the starter motor


- Remove the two screws indicated in the figure. - Take the starter motor out of its seat

Removing the flywheel magneto


- Remove the water pump shaft and crankshaft spline clip

- Line up the two holes in the flywheel as shown in the photo

- Screw in the guide bushing that is part of the special flywheel stop tool on the flywheel as shown in the photo.

ENG - 121

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Insert the special flywheel stop tool on the flywheel as shown in the photo

Specific tooling
020627Y Flywheel lock wrench

- Remove the plate indicated in the photo.

- Remove the flywheel nut with its washer - Do up the flywheel nut by three or four threads so that the flywheel does not fall accidentally on extraction - Screw the extractor onto the flywheel and extract it as shown in the photograph

Specific tooling
020467Y Flywheel extractor

Inspecting the flywheel components


- Check the integrity of the internal plastic parts of the flywheel and the Pick-Up control plate.

Refitting the free wheel


- Make sure the freewheel faying surfaces are in good condition. - Thoroughly clean the free wheel to remove LOCTITE residue. - Degrease the threading of the holes in the free wheel and the clamping screws. - Apply the recommended product to the end of the screws.

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock ENG - 122

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

- Fit the freewheel on the magneto flywheel making sure that the ground side is in contact with the flywheel itself, i.e. with wheel seeger ring visible. - Lock the six clamping screws in criss-cross fashion to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Screw fixing freewheel to flywheel 13 15

- Oil the free wheel "rollers".

Refitting the flywheel magneto


- Remove the freewheel retaining plate indicated in the photograph - Remove the transmission gear and the freewheel

- Insert the free wheel on the flywheel as shown in the photo - Then refit the flywheel with free wheel and transmission gear

ENG - 123

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Using the special flywheel stop tool, tighten up the flywheel fixing nut to the prescribed torque -Refit the retention plate

Specific tooling
020627Y Flywheel lock wrench

Locking torques (N*m)


Flywheel nut 94 102

Refitting the starter motor


- Fit a new O-ring on the starter motor and lubricate it. - Fit the starter on the crankcase, locking the two screws to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Starter motor screws 11 13

Cylinder assy. and timing system Removing the intake manifold

Loosen the three screws and remove the air intake manifold. - When refitting, secure to the specified torque.

ENG - 124

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Removing the rocker-arms cover


- Remove the 5 screws indicated in the figure

Removing the timing system drive


- Remove the parts listed below first: transmission cover, drive pulley with belt, oil sump with spring and by-pass piston, oil pump pulley cover, O-ring on the crankshaft and the sprocket wheel separation washer. - Remove the tappet cover. - Remove the central screw fastener and the automatic valve-lifter retaining cover, as shown in the figure. - Remove the return spring of the automatic valve lifter unit and the automatic valve lifter unit and its end of stroke washer.

ENG - 125

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Loosen the central screw on the tensioner first. - Remove the two fixings shown in the figure. - Remove the tensioner with its gasket.

- Remove the internal hex screw and the counterweight shown in the figure.

- Remove the camshaft control pulley with its washer.

- Remove the command sprocket wheel and the timing chain. - Remove the screws indicated in the figure, the spacer bar and the tensioner slider. The chain tensioning pad must be removed from the transmission side. As regards the lower chain guide pad, it may only be removed after the head has been removed.
N.B. IT IS ADVISABLE TO MARK THE CHAIN IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT THE INITIAL DIRECTION OF ROTATION IS MAINTAINED.

ENG - 126

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Removing the cam shaft


- Remove the two screws and the cam shaft retainer shown in the diagram. - Remove the cam shaft. - Remove the pins and the rocker arms from the flywheel side holes.
N.B. IN CASE OF NEED, THE HEAD MAY BE REMOVED WITH THE CAMSHAFT, PINS, ROCKING LEVERS AND FIXING BRACKET. THE HEAD CAN ALSO BE REMOVED WITHOUT REMOVING THE CHAIN AND THE DRIVING SHAFT CHAIN TIGHTENER.

Removing the cylinder head


- Remove the spark plug. - Remove the 2 side fixings shown in the figure. - Loosen the 4 head-cylinder fastening nuts in two or three stages and in criss-cross fashion. - Remove the head, the two centring dowels and the gasket.
N.B. IN CASE OF NEED, THE HEAD MAY BE REMOVED WITH THE CAMSHAFT, PINS, ROCKING LEVERS AND FIXING BRACKET. THE HEAD CAN ALSO BE REMOVED WITHOUT REMOVING THE CHAIN AND THE DRIVING SHAFT CHAIN TIGHTENER.

ENG - 127

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Removing the valves


- Using the appropriate tool fitted with an adaptor, remove the cotters, caps, springs and valves. - Remove the oil guards with the appropriate tool. - Remove the lower spring supports.
CAUTION REPLACE THE VALVES IN SUCH A WAY AS TO RECOGNISE THEIR ORIGINAL POSITION ON THE HEAD.

Specific tooling
020382Y011 adapter for valve removal tool 020382Y Valve cotters equipped with part 012 removal tool 020431Y Valve oil seal extractor

Removing the cylinder - piston assy.


Removing cylinder and piston - Remove the chain guide pad. - Remove the 4 O-rings on the stud bolts. - Pull out the cylinder. - Remove the cylinder base gasket. - Remove the two stop rings, the wrist pin and the piston. - Remove the piston seals.
CAUTION TO AVOID DAMAGING THE PISTON, SUPPORT IT WHILE REMOVING THE CYLINDER. N.B. BE CAREFUL NOT TO DAMAGE THE SEALING RINGS DURING REMOVAL.

ENG - 128

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Inspecting the small end


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Crankcase - crankshaft - connecting rod

Inspecting the wrist pin


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder - piston assy.

Inspecting the piston


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder - piston assy.

Inspecting the cylinder


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder - piston assy.

Inspecting the piston rings


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Piston rings

ENG - 129

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Removing the piston


- Install piston and wrist pin onto the connecting rod, aligning the piston arrow the arrow facing towards the exhaust. - Fit the wrist pin snap ring onto the appropriate tool - With opening in the position indicated on the tool S = left D= right - Place the wrist pin snap ring into position using a punch - Fit the wrist pin snap ring using the plug as shown in the figure
N.B. THE TOOL FOR INSTALLING THE STOP RINGS MUST BE USED MANUALLY. CAUTION USING A HAMMER MIGHT DAMAGE THE STOPS' HOUSING.

Specific tooling
020454Y Pin lock fitting tool

Choosing the gasket


- Provisionally fit the piston into the cylinder, without any base gasket. - Assemble a dial gauge on the specific tool.

Specific tooling
020428Y Piston position check support - Using an abutment plane, reset the comparator with a preload of a few millimetres. - Finally fix the comparator. - Check the perfect sliding of the feeler pin. - Install the tool on the cylinder without changing the comparator position. - Lock the tool using the original head fixing nuts. - Rotate the crankshaft up to the TDC (the inversion point of the dial gauge rotation) - Measure the deviation from the reset value.

ENG - 130

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

- By means of the table, see the Specifications chapter identify the cylinder base gasket thickness to be used for refitting. Correctly identify the cylinder base gasket thickness to keep the correct compression ratio. - Remove the special tool and the cylinder.
N.B.

IF DEVIATIONS (OR RECESSES OR PROJECTIONS) CLOSE TO THE CHANGE OF CATEGORY ARE MEASURED, REPEAT THE MEASUREMENT AT THE OPPOSED SIDE. TO DO SO, REPEAT THE TOOL INSTALLATION BY INVERTING ITS POSITION.

See also
Slot packing system

Refitting the piston rings


- Place the scraper ring spring on the piston. - Install the scraper ring keeping the opening opposed to the spring junction and with the writing "top" facing the piston top. The chamfered side of the oil scraper ring should always be facing the piston crown. - Fit the second lining with the identification letter or the writing "top" facing the piston crown. In any case, the step must be facing opposite the piston top. - Install the first compression lining in the direction imposed by the housing. - It is advisable to use a fitter to facilitate the installation of the linings.
N.B. THE TWO PISTON RINGS ARE MADE WITH A TAPERED CYLINDRICAL CONTACT CROSS-SECTION. THIS IS TO ACHIEVE A BETTER BEDDING.

- Misalign the lining openings at 120 as shown in the figure. - Lubricate the components with engine oil. - The engine uses the first compression lining with an L section.

ENG - 131

Engine

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Refitting the cylinder


- Insert the cylinder base gasket with the thickness determined above. - Using the fork support and the piston ring retaining band, refit the cylinder as shown in the figure.
N.B. BEFORE FITTING THE CYLINDER, CAREFULLY BLOW OUT THE LUBRICATION DUCT AND OIL THE CYLINDER BARREL.

Specific tooling
020426Y Piston fitting fork 020393Y Piston fitting band

Inspecting the cylinder head


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder Head

Inspecting the timing system components


- Check that the guide shoe and the tensioner shoe are not worn out. - Ensure that the camshaft control pulley chain assembly and the sprocket wheel are not worn. - If you encounter wear, replace the parts or, if the chain, sprocket wheel and pulley are worn replace the whole assembly. - Remove the centre screw with the washer and the tensioner spring. Check that the one-way mechanism is not worn. - Check the condition of the tensioner spring. - If examples of wear are found, replace the whole assembly.

ENG - 132

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Engine

Inspecting the valve sealings


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder Head

Inspecting the valves


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder Head

Inspecting the springs and half-cones


- Check that the upper and lower supporting spring washers, the cotters and the oil seal show exhibit no signs of abnormal wear. Replace a component when worn.

- Measure the unloaded spring length.


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder Head

Refitting the valves


- Lubricate the valve guides with engine oil. - Place the valve spring supports on the head. - Using the special punch, fit the four valve seals. - Fit the valves, the springs and the caps. Using the appropriate tool with adapter, compress the springs and insert the cotters in their seats.
N.B. DO NOT CHANGE THE VALVE FITTING POSITION. FIT THE VALVE SPRINGS WITH THE REFERENCE COLOUR ON COTTER SIDE (TURNS WITH GREATER PITCH).

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Specific tooling
020306Y Punch for assembling valve seal rings 020382Y Valve cotters equipped with part 012 removal tool 020382Y011 adapter for valve removal tool

Inspecting the cam shaft


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Cylinder Head

Refitting the head and timing system components


- Refit the lower timing chain sprocket wheel on the crankshaft, with the chamfer facing the insertion side. - Loop the timing chain around the sprocket on the crankshaft. - Fit the chain tensioner slider from the cylinder head side. - Fit the spacer and the screw fastener. - Tighten the screws to the prescribed torque. - Fit the pins and rocker arms. - Lubricate the two rocking levers through the holes at the top. - Lubricate the 2 bearings and insert the cam shaft in the cylinder head with the cams corresponding to the rockers. - Insert the retention plate and tighten the two screws shown in the figure to the prescribed torque. - Refit the spacer on the cam shaft.

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- Rotate the engine so that the piston is at top dead centre, using the reference marks on the flywheel and the crankcase. - Holding this position insert the chain on the camshaft control pulley. - Insert the pulley on the cam shaft while keeping the reference 4V in correspondence with the reference mark on the head. - Fit the counterweight and tighten the fixing screw to the prescribed torque. -Fit the end-stop ring on the automatic valve-lifter cam and fit the automatic valve-lifter cam to the cam shaft. - Fit the automatic valve-lifter return spring. - During this operation the spring must be loaded by approximately 180. - Fit the automatic valve-lifter retaining dish, using the counterweight screw fastener as a reference. - Tighten the clamping screw to the prescribed torque. - Set the tensioner cursor in the rest position. - Fit the chain tensioner on the cylinder, using a new gasket, and tight the two screws to the prescribed torque. - Insert the chain tensioning screw, together with the spring and washer, tightening it to the prescribed torque. - Adjust the valve clearance. - Fit the spark plug. Electrode distance 0.8 mm
N.B. GREASE THE END STOP RING TO PREVENT IT COMING OUT AND FALLING INTO THE ENGINE.

Locking torques (N*m)


Timing chain tensioner support screw 11 13 Spark plug 12 14 Starter ground screw 7 8.5 Timing chain tensioner slider screw 10 14 Starter ground support screw 11 15 Timing chain tensioner central screw 5 - 6 Camshaft retention plate screw 4 6

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- Fit the timing chain guide pad. - Insert the centring dowel between the cylinder head to the cylinder, fit the cylinder head gasket and the cylinder head. - Lubricate the stud bolt threading. - Tighten up the nuts to an initial pre-torque of 71 Nm - Tighten up the nuts to a second pre-torque of 10 1 Nm - Rotate by an angle of 270 - To carry out the operations described above, follow the tightening sequence in the figure.

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- Fit the two screws on the outside of the timing chain side and tighten them to the specified torque.
N.B. BEFORE INSTALLING THE HEAD, MAKE SURE THAT THE LUBRICATION CHANNEL IS CLEAN USING A COMPRESSED AIR JET.

Locking torques (N*m)


Timing chain tensioner support screw 11 13

Refitting the rocker-arms cover


- Refit the cylinder head cover, tightening the 5 clamping screws to the prescribed torque. - Make sure the gasket is positioned properly.

Locking torques (N*m)


Tappet cover screws 6 - 7 Nm

Refitting the intake manifold


Fit the intake manifold and do up the three screws.

Locking torques (N*m)


Inlet manifold screws 11 13

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Crankcase - crankshaft Splitting the crankcase halves


- Before opening the crankcase, it is advisable to check the axial clearance of the crankshaft. To do this, use a plate and a support with appropriate tool dial gauge. - Upper clearances are an indication of wear on the surfaces of the crankshaft casing support. - Remove the 10 crankshaft coupling screws. - Separate the crankcase while keeping the crankshaft in one of the two halves of the crankcase. - Remove the crankshaft. - Remove the half crankcase coupling gasket. - Remove the two screws and the internal cover shown in the diagram. - Remove the oil guard on the flywheel side. - Remove the oil filter fitting shown in the diagram. - Check the axial clearance on the connecting rod. - Check the radial clearance on the connecting rod. -Check the surfaces that limit the axial free-play are not scored and measure the width of the crankshaft between these surfaces, as shown in the diagram. - If the axial clearance between crankshaft and crankcase is exceeding and the crankshaft does not have any defect, the problem must be due to either excessive wear or wrong machining on the crankcase. - Check the diameters of both the bearings of the crankshaft in accordance with the axes and surfaces shown in the figure. The half-shafts are classified in two categories Cat. 1 and Cat. 2 as shown the chart below.
CAUTION THE CRANKSHAFT CAN BE REUSED WHEN THE WIDTH IS WITHIN THE STANDARD VALUES AND THE SURFACES SHOW NO SIGNS OF SCORING.

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CAUTION WHILE OPENING THE CRANKCASES AND REMOVING THE DRIVING SHAFT, CHECK THAT THE THREADED SHAFT ENDS DO NOT INTERFERE WITH THE MAIN BUSHINGS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THIS PRECAUTION CAN DAMAGE THE MAIN BUSHINGS. CAUTION KEEP THE CRANKSHAFT IN ONE OF THE TWO HALVES OF THE CRANKCASE WHEN SEPARATING IT. IF YOU FAIL TO DO THIS, THE CRANKSHAFT MIGHT ACCIDENTALLY FALL. N.B. WHEN MEASURING THE WIDTH OF THE CRANKSHAFT, MAKE SURE THAT THE MEASUREMENTS ARE NOT MODIFIED BY THE RADIUSES OF FITTINGS WITH THE CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS. N.B. TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Crankcase - crankshaft - connecting rod

Inspecting the crankshaft alignment


N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Crankcase - crankshaft - connecting rod

Inspecting the crankcase halves


- Before proceeding to check the crankcase halves, thoroughly clean all surfaces and oil ducts. - On the transmission-side crankcase half, take particular care when handling the oil pump compartment and the oil ducts, the by-pass duct, the main bushings and the cooling jet on the transmission side (see diagram). - Take particular care, also, that there are no signs wear in the oil by-pass valve housing (see Chapter Lubrication), as this could prevent a good seal in the valve, which regulates the oil pressure. - On the flywheel side crankcase half, take particular care cleaning the oil ducts for the main bushings, the oil duct for the jet that lubricates the cylinder head and the oil drainage duct at the flywheel side oil seal. ENG - 139

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- Inspect the coupling surfaces on the crankcase halves for scratches or deformation, taking particular care with the cylinder/crankcase surfaces and the crankcase halves surfaces. - Defects in the crankcase coupling gasket between the crankcase halves or the mating surfaces shown in the diagram, could cause a drop in the oil pressure lubricating the main bearings and connection rod. - Check the main bearing seats that limit axial clearance in the crankshaft show no signs of wear. The dimension between these seats is measured by way of the procedure described previously for measuring the crankshaft axial clearance and dimensions.
N.B. THE JET IS FED THROUGH THE MAIN BUSHINGS. PROPER OPERATION OF THIS COMPONENT IMPROVES THE PISTON TOP COOLING. CLOGGING HAS EFFECTS THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO DETECT (PISTON TEMPERATURE INCREASE). FAILURE OR LEAK CAN CONSIDERABLY DECREASE THE MAIN BUSHING AND CONNECTING ROD LUBRICATION PRESSURE. N.B. THE HEAD LUBRICATION CHANNEL IS PROVIDED WITH A SHUTTER JET; THIS GIVES A "LOW PRESSURE" HEAD LUBRICATION; THIS CHOICE WAS MADE TO REDUCE THE OIL TEMPERATURE IN THE SUMP. THE JET CLOGGING IMPAIRS THE HEAD LUBRICATION AND THE TIMING MECHANISMS. A JET FAILURE CAUSES A DECREASE OF THE MAIN BUSHING AND CONNECTING ROD LUBRICATION PRESSURE.

Inspecting the crankshaft plain bearings


- To obtain a good bushing lubrication it is necessary to have both an optimal lubricating pressure and a good oil flow rate; the bushings must be correctly positioned so as not to obstruct the oil supply channels. - The main bushings are comprised of two half-bearings, one with holes and channels for lubrication whereas the other is solid.

Characteristic
Lubrication pressure 3.5 4 bar

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- The solid half-bearing is intended to stand the thrusts caused by combustion, and for this reason it is arranged opposite the cylinder. - To prevent obstructions in the oil feeding channels, the matching surface of the two half-bearings must be perfectly perpendicular to the cylinder axis, as shown in the figure. - The oil feeding channel section is also affected by the bushings driving depth compared with the crankshaft axial clearance of the limiting surface.
N.B.

TO MEASURE WEAR LIMITS AND COUPLING CLEARANCES, SEE THE SPECIFICATIONS CHAPTER.

See also
Crankcase - crankshaft - connecting rod

Refitting the crankcase halves


- Fit the internal bulkhead by locking the two screws to the prescribed torque. - Fit the oil filter fitting and tighten it to the specified torque. - Position the oil pre-filter element as shown in the photograph. - Place a new gasket on one of the crankcase halves, preferably on the transmission side, together with the locating dowels. - Lubricate the main bushings and insert the crankshaft in the transmission side crankcase half. - Reassemble the two crankcase halves. - Fit the 10 screws and tighten them to the prescribed torque. - Fit a new O-ring on the pre-filter and lubricate it. - Insert the filter on the engine with the relative cap. Tighten to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Internal engine crankcase bulkhead (transmission-side half shaft) screws 4 6 Engine-crankcase coupling screws 11 13 Oil filter on crankcase fitting 27 33 Engine oil drainage plug/mesh filter 24 30 ENG - 141

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Studs
Check that the stud bolts have not worked loose from their seat in the crankcase. Check the depth of stud bolt driving with a gauge, as indicated in the photograph. If it varies significantly from the driving depth indicated, it means that the stud bolt has yielded. In this case, replace it.

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By working on two fitted cylinder head fixing nuts, nut and lock nut, as shown in the photograph, remove the stud bolt from its seat. Clean the threaded seat on the carter thoroughly. Refit a new stud bolt and apply the special product on the threading crankcase side. Tighten up to the depth of the driving indicated.

Recommended products
Loctite 'Quick Set' Strong 270 threadlock Strong 270 threadlock

Lubrication Conceptual diagrams


LUBRICATION CIRCUIT

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Engine

Oil pressure check


- Remove the electrical minimum oil pressure switch connection and remove the switch. - Check the oil pressure reading is between 0.5 and 1.2 atm with the engine idling at 1650 rpm and the oil at the required temperature (wait for at least one electric ventilation). - Check the oil pressure is between 3.2 and 4.2 atm with the engine running at a speed 6000 rpm and the oil at the required temperature. - Remove the appropriate tools once the measurement is complete, refit the oil pressure switch and washer, tightening it to the specified torque and fit the fan cover. - If the oil pressure is not within the specified limits, in the following order, check: the oil filter, the oil by-pass valve, the oil pump and the crankshaft seals.
N.B. THE CHECK MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH OIL AT THE CORRECT LEVEL AND WITH AN OIL FILTER IN GOOD CONDITION.

Characteristic
Oil pressure Minimum pressure admitted at 6000 rpm: 3.2 atm.

Locking torques (N*m)


Minimum oil pressure sensor 12 14

Crankshaft oil seals

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Removal
- First remove the transmission cover and the complete driving pulley

- Install the base of the appropriate tool on the oil guard using the screws provided.

Specific tooling
020622Y Transmission-side oil guard punch

- Screw the threaded bar onto the base of the tool and extract the oil guard.

Specific tooling
020622Y Transmission-side oil guard punch

Refitting
- Use a new oil guard for the refitting - Prepare the new oil guard, lubricating the sealing lip. - Preassemble the oil seal with the specific tool, positioning the screws. - Insert the sheath over the crankshaft. - Insert the tool with the oil seal on the crankshaft until it comes into contact with the crankcase. - Insert the adaptor bushing of the tool in the hole on the crankcase.

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- Orientate the oil guard by inserting the bracket which is part of the appropriate tool - Tighten the threaded bar onto the crankshaft as far as it will go. - Use the nut to move the base of the tool until you can see end of the oil guard driving stroke - Remove all of the tool components following the inverse procedure
CAUTION DO NOT LUBRICATE THE SURFACE FOR KEYING ONTO THE ENGINE CRANKCASE. CAUTION ORIENT THE OIL GUARD BY POSITIONING THE CHAIN HOUSING CHANNEL FACING DOWNWARDS. WHEN THE POSITION IS REACHED, DO NOT RETRACT THE OIL GUARD. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RULE CAN CAUSE A WRONG POSITIONING OF THE OIL GUARD SHEATH. CAUTION FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS ASSEMBLY PROCEDURE CAN SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE ENGINE DUE TO THE WRONG TENSIONING OF THE OIL PUMP CONTROL CHAIN.

Specific tooling
020622Y Transmission-side oil guard punch

Oil pump

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Removal
- Undo the two clamping screws in the figure and remove the cover over the pump control crown.

- Block the rotation of the oil pump control pulley with a screwdriver inserted through one of its two holes. - Remove the central screw with Belleville washer, as shown in the diagram. - Remove the chain with the crown. - Remove the control sprocket with relative O-ring. - Remove the oil pump by undoing the two screws in the figure. - Remove the oil pump seal.
N.B. IT IS ADVISABLE TO MARK THE CHAIN IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT THE INITIAL DIRECTION OF ROTATION IS MAINTAINED.

Inspection
- Remove the two screws and the oil pump cover. - Remove the clip retaining the innermost rotor. - Remove and wash the rotors thoroughly with petrol and compressed air. - Reassemble the rotors in the pump body, keeping the two reference marks visible Replace the snap ring.

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- Check the clearance between the rotors in the position shown in the diagram using a thickness gauge. Measure the distance between the outer rotor and the pump body (see figure). - Check the axial clearance of the rotors using a trued bar as shown in the figure.

Characteristic
Axial rotor clearance Limit values admitted: 0.09 mm Distance between the outer rotor and the pump body Admissible limit clearance: 0.20 mm Distance between the rotors Admissible limit clearance: 0.12 mm

Refitting
- Check there are no signs of wear on the oil pump shaft or body. - Check there are no signs of scoring or wear on the oil pump cover. - If you detect non-conforming measurements or scoring, replace the faulty parts or the unit. - Fit the pump cover in the position that permits the crankcase fixing screws to be aligned. - Make sure the gasket is positioned properly and refit the pump on the engine crankcase. The pump can only be fitted in one position. - Tighten the screws to the prescribed torque. ENG - 149

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- Fit the sprocket wheel with a new O-ring. - Fit the chain. - Fit the central screw and the belleville washer. Tighten to the prescribed torque. - Fit the oil pump cover by tightening the two screws to the prescribed torque.
N.B. FIT THE BELLEVILLE WASHER SO THAT ITS OUTER RIM TOUCHES THE PULLEY. MAKE SURE THAT THE PUMP TURNS FREELY.

Locking torques (N*m)


Screws fixing oil pump to crankcase 5 - 6 Oil pump control crown screw 10 14 Oil pump cover screws 0.7 0.9

Removing the oil sump


- Remove the oil filler plug, the transmission cover, the complete driving pulley assembly with belt and the sprocket wheel, as described in the "Transmission" chapter. - Drain the oil as described previously. - Remove the seven screws, shown in the diagram, and the two rear brake fluid pipe fixing brackets. - Remove the screw, the by-pass piston, the gasket and centring dowels shown in the figure.

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Inspecting the by-pass valve


- Check the unloaded spring length. - Check that the small piston is not scored. - Ensure that it slides freely on the crankcase and that it guarantees a good seal. - If not, eliminate any impurities or replace defective parts.

Characteristic
By-pass check up: Standard length 54.2 mm

Refitting the oil sump


- Refit the by-pass valve plunger in its housing. - Insert the pressure-regulating spring. - Fit a new sump seal. - Refit the two centring dowels. - Refit the sump, taking care to locate the spring in the appropriate recess machined into the inside of the sump. - Refit the rear brake cable brackets and the screws in the reverse order from which they were removed. - Tighten the screws to the prescribed torque. - Refit the drive pulley assembly, the drive belt, the sprocket wheel and the transmission cover, as described in the "Transmissions" chapter. - When testing the lubrication system, refer to chapter "Crankcase and Crankshaft", regarding lubrication of the crankshaft and connecting rod

Locking torques (N*m)


Oil sump screws 10 14

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INDEX OF TOPICS

INJECTION

INJEC

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Injection

INJECTION COMPONENTS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Specification Throttle body and electronic injection control unit (MIU) Fuel injector Diagnostics socket connector Injection load remote control Electric fan Fuel pump Lambda sensor Engine rpm sensor HV coil Water temperature sensor Desc./Quantity

MIU injection system This vehicle is fitted with an integrated injection and ignition system. Injection is indirect in the manifold through an electro-injector. The injection and ignition are timed on the four-stroke cycle by means of a tone wheel keyed on to the crankshaft (24-2 teeth) and pick-up sensor. Combustion and ignition are managed on the basis of engine revs and throttle valve opening. Further corrections are made according to the following parameters: - Coolant temperature. - Intake air temperature - Lambda probe strength The system implements an idle feeding correction with cold engine through a Stepper motor on a bypass circuit of the throttle valve. The control unit manages the Stepper motor and the injector opening time, thereby ensuring the idle steadiness and the proper combustion. INJEC - 153

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In all conditions of use, mixture preparation is managed by modifying the injector opening time. The fuel supply pressure is kept constant based on the ambient pressure. The fuel supply circuit consists of: - Fuel pump - Fuel filter - Injector - Pressure regulator The pump, the filter and the regulator are placed inside the fuel tank on a single support. The injector is connected by a pipe with fast-release fitting. The pressure regulator is located at the beginning of the circuit. The fuel pump is controlled by the MIU control unit ; this ensures the scooter safety The ignition circuit consists of: - HV coil - HV cable - Shielded cap - MIU control unit - Spark plug The MIU control unit manages ignition with the best advance ensuring four-stroke timing (ignition only in the compression phase) at the same time. The MIU injection-ignition system controls engine functions by means of a pre-set program. Should any input signals fail, an acceptable working order of the engine is ensured to allow the user to reach a service station. Of course, this cannot happen when the rpm-timing signal is missing, or when the failure involves the control circuits: - Fuel pump - HV coil - Injector The control unit is provided with a self-diagnosis system connected to an indicator light in the instrument panel.

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Failures are detected and restored by the diagnostic tester. In any case, when the fault is no longer present, the data storage is automatically cleared after 16 cycles of use (cold start, running at regular engine temperature, stop). The diagnostic tester is also required to adjust the idle mixture.

Specific tooling
020460Y Scooter diagnosis and tester The MIU injection-ignition system carries out checks on the rpm indicator and the electric fan for radiator cooling. The MIU control unit has a decoder for the antitheft immobilizer system. The MIU control unit is connected to a diagnostic LED on the instrument panel, that also carries out the deterrent flashing functions. The MIU control unit power supply is furthermore controlled by the emergency switch; that is to provide further safety for the scooter.

Precautions
Troubleshooting hints 1 A MIU failure is more likely to be due to the connections than to the components. Before troubleshooting the MIU system, carry out the following checks: A: Electrical power supply a. Battery voltage b. Blown fuse c. Remote controls d. Connectors B: Chassis earthing C: Fuel supply a. Broken fuel pump b. Dirty fuel filter D: Ignition system a. Faulty spark plug b. Broken coil c. Broken shielded cap INJEC - 155

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E: Intake circuit a. Dirty air filter b. Dirty by-pass circuit c. Faulty Stepper motor F: Other a. Incorrect distribution timing b. Wrong idle mixture c.Incorrect reset of the throttle valve position sensor 2 MIU system faults may be caused by loose connectors. Make sure that all connections have been correctly made. Check the connections as follows: A check that the terminals are not bent. B check that the connectors have been properly connected. C check whether the malfunction can be fixed by shaking the connector slightly. 3 Check the entire system before replacing the MIUIf the fault is fixed by replacing the MIU control unit, install the original control unit again and check if the fault occurs again. 4 When troubleshooting use a multimeter with an internal resistance over 10 Ohm /V. Instruments that are not suitable might damage the MIU control unit. Instruments must be used with definitions over 0.1V and 0.5 W , the precision must be greater than 2%.

1. Before fixing any part of the injection system, check to see if there are any registered faults. Do not disconnect the battery before checking for faults. 2. The fuel feed system is pressurised at 250 kPa (2.5 BAR). Before disconnecting the quick coupler of a pipe in the fuel supply system, check that there are no naked flames, and do not smoke. Act with caution to prevent spraying in the eyes. 3. When fixing electric components, operate with the battery connected only when actually required. 4. When functional checks are performed, check that the battery voltage is over 12V. 5. Before trying to start up, check to make sure there is at least two litres of fuel in the tank. Failure to respect this norm will damage the fuel pump. 6. If the scooter is expected to remain unused for a long time, refill the tank up to a little over half the level. This will ensure the pump will be covered by fuel. 7. When washing the vehicle, be careful with the electric components and wiring. 8. When an ignition fault is detected, start the checks from the battery and the injection system connections. 9. Before disconnecting the MIU control unit connector, perform the following steps in the order shown: - Set the switch to OFF - Disconnect the battery Failure to respect this norm may damage the control unit. INJEC - 156

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10. Do not invert the polarity when fitting the battery. 11. To avoid damage, only disconnect and reconnect the MIU system connectors if required. Before reconnecting, check that the connectors are dry. 12. When carrying out electric inspections, do not force the tester probes into the connectors. Do not take measurements not specifically foreseen by the manual. 13. At the end of every check performed with the diagnostic tester, protect the system connector with its cap. Failure to do this may damage the MIU control unit. 14. Before reconnecting the quick couplers of the power supply system, check that the terminals are perfectly clean.

Terminals setup

TERMINAL LAYOUT
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Specification Injection warning light Rpm indicator - Lambda probe + battery under permanent power supply + Battery Immobilizer aerial Electric fan remote control Water temperature sensor + Lambda probe Engine stop switch R.P.M. sensor (+) Fuel injector R.P.M. sensor (-) Diagnostics socket output Immobilizer LED Side stand Injection load remote control HV coil Start up enabling Ground lead Desc./Quantity

INJEC - 157

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EMS circuit diagram

KEY 1. Battery 2. Fuse No. 5 3. Key switch contacts 4. Fuse No. 7 5. Fuse No. 8 6. Start-up remote control 7. Fuse No. 4 8. Fuse No. 1 9. Fuse No. 2 10. Electric fan remote control 11. Electric fan 12. Immobilizer aerial 13. Engine rpm sensor 14. HV coil 15. Lambda probe 16. Injector 17. Fuel pump 18 Engine stop switch 19. Stand button INJEC - 158

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20. Engine temperature sensor 21. Diagnostic socket connector 22. Injection ECU 23. Instrument panel 24. Digital instrument panel 25. Immobilizer warning light 26. Injection telltale light

Troubleshooting procedure Engine does not start


ENGINE DOES NOT START IF ONLY PULLED
Possible Cause Immobiliser enabling signal Operation

Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis

Fuel supply

System not encoded System not efficient, repair according to the indications of the self-diagnosis Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Fuel in the tank Fuel pump activation Fuel pressure (low) Injector capacity (low)
Shielded spark-plug cap HV coil (secondary insulation)

Power to the spark plug Parameter reliability

Coolant temperature Distribution timing - injection ignition Intake air temperature


End of compression pressure

End of compression pressure

Starting difficulties
ENGINE START-UP PROBLEMS
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Start up engine speed

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Starter motor and remote control Battery Ground connections
End of compression pressure

End of compression pressure Power to the spark plug

Spark plug Shielded cap HV coil Rpm-timing sensor INJEC - 159

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Possible Cause Fuel supply

Operation

Correctness of the parameters

Ignition advance Fuel pressure (low) Injector capacity (low) Injector seal (poor) Coolant temperature Stepper throttle valve position intake air temperature (steps and actual opening) Cleaning of the auxiliary air pipe and throttle valve; air filter efficiency

Engine stops at idle


ENGINE DOES NOT HOLD IDLING/ IDLING IS UNSTABLE/ IDLING TOO LOW
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Ignition efficiency Correctness of the parameters

Intake system cleaning

Intake system sealing (infiltrations)

Fuel feed (low pressure)

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Spark plug Ignition timing Throttle valve position sensor Stepper Coolant temperature sensor Intake air temperature sensor Air filter Diffuser and throttle valve Additional air pipe and Stepper Intake manifold - head Throttle body - manifold Intake sleeve Filter box Fuel pump Pressure regulator Fuel filter Injector capacity

Engine does not rev down


ENGINE DOES NOT RETURN TO IDLING SPEED/IDLING SPEED TOO HIGH
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature
Ignition timing

Ignition efficiency Correctness of the parameters

Throttle valve position sensor Stepper Coolant temperature sensor

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Injection

Possible Cause Intake system sealing (infiltrations)

Operation

Fuel feed (low pressure)

Intake air temperature sensor Intake manifold - head Throttle body - manifold Intake sleeve Filter box Fuel pump Pressure regulator Fuel filter Injector capacity

Exhaust backfires in deceleration


EXHAUST BACKFIRES WHEN DECELERATING
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Correctness of the parameters

Intake system sealing (infiltrations)

Fuel feed (low pressure)

Exhaust system sealing (infiltrations)

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Lambda sensor Throttle valve position sensor Stepper Coolant temperature sensor Intake air temperature sensor Intake manifold - head Throttle body - manifold Intake sleeve Filter box Fuel pump Pressure regulator Fuel filter Injector capacity Manifold - head Manifold - muffler Muffler welding

Engine revs irregularly


ENGINE IRREGULAR PERFORMANCE WITH VALVE SLIGHTLY OPEN
Possible Cause Intake system cleaning Operation

Intake system seal Ignition system Parameter reliability

Air filter Diffuser and throttle valve Additional air pipe and Stepper Intake sleeve Filter box
Spark plug wear check

Throttle valve position signal Coolant temperature indicator Intake air temperature indicator Ignition advance
TPS reset successful

TPS reset successful

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Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis

Operation

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Lambda sensor

Poor performance at full throttle


POOR ENGINE PERFORMANCE AT FULL POWER/ ENGINE IRREGULAR PROGRESS ON PICKUP
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Spark plug power supply

Intake system

Parameter reliability

Fuel supply

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Lambda sensor Spark plug Shielded cap HV cable HV coil Air filter Filter box (sealing) Intake sleeve (sealing) Throttle valve position signal Coolant temperature indicator Intake air temperature indicator Ignition advance Fuel level in the tank Fuel pressure Fuel filter Injector capacity

Engine knocking
PRESENCE OF KNOCKING (COMBUSTION SHOCKS)
Possible Cause Presence of faults detected by the self diagnosis Operation

Pump relay HV coil Injector revolution timing sensor Air temperature Coolant temperature Lambda sensor
Spark plug

Ignition efficiency Parameter reliability

Throttle valve position signal Coolant temperature indicator Intake air temperature indicator Ignition advance

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Possible Cause Intake system seal TPS reset successful Fuel supply

Operation

Intake sleeve Filter box


TPS reset successful

Fuel pressure Fuel filter Injector capacity Fuel quality


Selection of the cylinder base gasket thickness

Selection of the cylinder base gasket thickness

Fuel supply system


The fuel supply circuit includes the electric pump, the filter, the pressure regulator, the electro-injector and the fuel delivery pipes. The electrical pump is located in the tank from which the fuel is pumped and sent to the injector through the filter. The pressure is controlled by the pressure regulator situated in the pump assembly in the tank.

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Removing the butterfly valve


Remove the helmet compartment. Remove the fuel piping clamping screw indicated in the figure.

Remove the fast-release fitting from the injector support.

Remove the injector connector.

Remove the three screws fixing the manifold to the cylinder head and the clip fixing the throttle body to the manifold.

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Injection

Remove the MIU ECU connector.

Remove the clip fixing the throttle body to the air cleaner bellows.

Remove the throttle control retainers as indicated in the photograph.

Refitting the butterfly valve


For refitting, carry out the removal operations but in reverse order paying particular attention to position the reference marks of the air cleaner sleeve on the throttle body as indicated in the photograph.

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Pump supply circuit

INJECTION LOADS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Specification Battery Fuse Fuse Key switch contacts Fuse Injection load remote control Fuel pump HV coil Fuel injector Lambda sensor Electric fan remote control Desc./Quantity 12V-14Ah 15A 15A 7.5 A

When switched to "ON", the fuel pump starts to rotate for two seconds and then stops. When the engine starts up, in the presence of rpm timing signal the pump is continuously supplied. ELECTRICAL DATA Pump winding resistance ~ 1.5 Ohm Input current during normal functioning 1.4 1.8 A Input current to the closed hydraulic circuit ~ 2 A (to be checked with specific tool for fuel pressure control, choking the circuit on the return pipe)

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Check that the injection load 15A fuse No. 4 works properly. Check the efficiency of 7.5 A fuse No. 7 key-controlled control unit power supply.

Check the efficiency of the injection load remote control: Check the resistance of the energising coil between pins 86 and 85: 40 to 80 Ohm Apply a voltage of 12V to pins 86 and 85; make sure that there is continuity between pins 30 and 87 of the remote control.

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Check the power supply line of the injection load remote control energising coil: After switching to "ON", make sure there is battery voltage, for two seconds, between the black/white cable and black-violet cable of the remote control base. If there is not, check the continuity of the black/white cable between fuse block and the remote control base and of the black/violet cable between pin 20 of the control unit and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

Check the presence of fixed voltage between the red/blue cable of the remote control base and earth. If not, check the continuity of the red/blue cable between the fuse box (No. 4 15A) and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

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After switching to ON and for about 2 seconds, check that there is battery voltage between the Black-Green cable of the pump connector and the ground lead with the pump connector disconnected. Otherwise, check the continuity of the BlackGreen cable between the pump connector and the remote control base. Check the efficiency of the earth line of the fuel pump by measuring the continuity between the pump connector black cable, system side, and the earth. If, when switching to "ON", the pump continues to turn after two seconds of activation, check, with the control unit disconnected and the injection load remote control disconnected, that the Black-Purple cable (pin 20 on the interface wiring) is insulated from the earth.

Specific tooling
020331Y Digital multimeter

Circuit leak test


Install the specific tool for fuel pressure control, with the pipe fitted with the pressure gauge on the indicated duct.

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Injection

Check during regular operation by placing the appropriate tool between the pump and the injector. With the battery voltage> 12 V check that the fuel pressure is 2.5 BAR and that the input current is 1.4 to 1.8 A

With the battery voltage > 12 V, check the pump flow rate by disconnecting from the injector the pipe equipped with the pressure gauge of the appropriate tool. Make a graded burette available with a flow rate of approximately 1 L. Rotate the pump using the active diagnosis of the palm top computer. Using a pair of long flat needle-nose pliers, choke the fuel pipe making the pressure stabilise at approx. 2.5 BAR. Check that, in fifteen seconds, the pump has a flow rate of around 110 cm.

Specific tooling
020480Y Petrol pressure check set

Fuel filter check


Disconnect the terminals from the electric pump

Remove the screw shown in the photograph

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Remove the clip fixing the piping to the filter shown in the photograph

Separate the lower part of the pump support as shown in the photograph.

Remove the filter from the pump support

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Inspecting the injector circuit

INJECTION LOADS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Specification Battery Fuse Fuse Key switch contacts Fuse Injection load remote control Fuel pump HV coil Fuel injector Lambda sensor Electric fan remote control Desc./Quantity 12V-14Ah 15A 15A 7.5 A

Check the resistance at the injector ends: 14.5 5% Ohm Check that the injection load 15A fuse No. 4 works properly. Check the efficiency of 7.5 A fuse No. 7 key-controlled control unit power supply.

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Check the efficiency of the injection load remote control: Check the resistance of the energising coil between pins 86 and 85: 40 to 80 Ohm Apply a voltage of 12V to pins 86 and 85; make sure that there is continuity between pins 30 and 87 of the remote control.

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Check the power supply line of the injection load remote control energising coil: After switching to "ON", make sure there is battery voltage, for two seconds, between the black/white cable and black-violet cable of the remote control base. If there is not, check the continuity of the black/white cable between fuse block and the remote control base and of the black/violet cable between pin 20 of the control unit and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Check the presence of fixed voltage between the red/blue cable of the remote control base and earth. If not, check the continuity of the red/blue cable between the fuse box (No. 4 15A) and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

With the control unit and the injector disconnected, check the continuity of the Red-Yellow cable between pin 14 of the interface wiring and the injector connector

Switch to ON and check if there is voltage, with injector disconnected and control unit connected, between the Black-Green cable of the injector connector and the ground lead

With injector disconnected and the injector load remote control disconnected, check the continuity of the Black-Green cable between the injector connector and remote control base.

Inspecting the injector hydraulics


To carry out the injector check, remove the intake manifold by removing the three clamping screws at the head and the clip connecting the control unit to the manifold.

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Install the appropriate tool for checking fuel pressure and position the manifold over a container graduated by at least 100 cm. Connect the injector with the cable making up part of the supply for the injection tester. Connect the clamps of the cable to an auxiliary battery. Activate the fuel pump with the active diagnosis. Check that, within fifteen seconds, approximately 40 cm of fuel is dispensed with an adjustment pressure of approximately 2.5 BAR.

Specific tooling
020480Y Petrol pressure check set

Proceed with the injector seal test. Dry the injector outlet with a blast of compressed air. Activate the fuel pump. Wait for one minute, making sure there are no leaks coming from the injector. Slight oozing is normal. Value limit = 1 drop per minute

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Components location

INJECTION COMPONENTS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Specification Throttle body and electronic injection control unit (MIU) Fuel injector Diagnostics socket connector Injection load remote control Electric fan Fuel pump Lambda sensor Engine rpm sensor HV coil Water temperature sensor Desc./Quantity

Tachometer

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With wiring disconnected from the control unit and connected to the system, check that the sensor resistance between pins 13 - 15 is between 100 and 150 Ohm at an engine temperature of approximately 20

Disconnect the fuel pipe connector. Start up the engine and wait for it to stop. With the wiring connected to the control unit and system try to start up the engine and check that the voltage between pins 13 and 15 is around 2.8 V

With the interface cabling disconnected from the control unit, check for continuity between pin 13 and the red cable of the rev sensor connector and between pin 15 and the white cable of the rev sensor connector.

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Injection

With the revolution sensor connector disconnected and interface wiring disconnected from the control unit, check that the red and white cables (pins 13 - 15) are isolated from each other and insulated from the ground connection.

Specific tooling
020481Y Control unit interface wiring 020331Y Digital multimeter

HT coil

INJECTION LOADS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Specification Battery Fuse Fuse Key switch contacts Fuse Injection load remote control Fuel pump HV coil Fuel injector Lambda sensor Electric fan remote control Desc./Quantity 12V-14Ah 15A 15A 7.5 A

The ignition system is integrated with the injection and it is a high-efficiency inductive type ignition. The control unit manages two important parameters: - Ignition advance INJEC - 181

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This is optimised according to the engine rpm, to the engine load, temperature and ambient pressure With idle engine, it is optimised to obtain the stabilisation of the speed at 1450 50 R/1'. - Magnetisation time The coil magnetisation time is controlled by the control unit. The ignition power is increased during the engine start-up. The injection system recognises the 4-stroke cycle and therefore, ignition is only controlled during compression.

Specific tooling
020331Y Digital multimeter Check that the injection load 15A fuse No. 4 works properly. Check the efficiency of 7.5 A fuse No. 7 key-controlled control unit power supply.

Check the efficiency of the injection load remote control: Check the resistance of the energising coil between pins 86 and 85: 40 to 80 Ohm Apply a voltage of 12V to pins 86 and 85; make sure that there is continuity between pins 30 and 87 of the remote control.

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Injection

Check the power supply line of the injection load remote control energising coil: After switching to "ON", make sure there is battery voltage, for two seconds, between the black/white cable and black-violet cable of the remote control base. If there is not, check the continuity of the black/white cable between fuse block and the remote control base and of the black/violet cable between pin 20 of the control unit and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

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Check the presence of fixed voltage between the red/blue cable of the remote control base and earth. If not, check the continuity of the red/blue cable between the fuse box (No. 4 15A) and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

Check there is voltage between pins 22 and 26 of the interface wiring for around two seconds when switching to ON.

Check the resistance of the primary coil between pin 22 of the interface wiring and the green black cable of the injection load remote control base with the control unit disconnected and the remote control disconnected. Resistance of the primary = 0.5 8% Ohm

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Coolant temperature sensor

TEMPERATURE SENSOR 1
1 2 Specification Engine stop switch Water temperature sensor Desc./Quantity

With the control unit side connector disconnected and the coolant temperature sensor connector connected, check the resistance between pins 9 and 26 in relation to the engine temperature. 20 = 2500 100 80 = 308 6 With the control unit side connector disconnected and the coolant temperature connector discon-

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Injection

nected, check the insulation between the two light blue/green and pink/yellow cables

Zeroing the throttle


Resetting the throttle valve position signal (TPS reset) The MIU control unit is supplied with a throttle valve position sensor that is pre-calibrated. Pre-calibration entails regulating the minimum opening of the throttle valve to obtain a certain flow of air under pre-set reference conditions. Pre-calibration ensures optimal air flow to control idling. This regulation must not be tampered with in any way whatsoever. The injection system will complete the management of the idling through the Stepper motor and the variation of the ignition advance. The throttle body after the pre-calibration has an opened valve with an angle that can vary depending on the tolerances of the machining of the pipe and the valve itself. The valve position sensor can also assume various fitting positions. For these reasons the mV of the sensor with the valve at idle can vary from one throttle body to another. To obtain the optimum fuel mixture, especially at small openings of the throttle valve, it is essential to match the throttle body with the control unit following the procedure known as TPS resetting. With this operation we inform the control unit, as the starting point, of the mV value corresponding to the pre-calibrated position. To reset, proceed as follows.

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Injection

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Connect the diagnostic tester. Switch to ON. Select the functions of the diagnostic tester on TPS RESET.

Specific tooling
020460Y Scooter diagnosis and tester

Make sure that the throttle valve with the control is supporting the stop screw.

Guaranteeing that this position will be kept, send a confirmation for the TPS reset procedure.

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Injection

Reset should be performed in the following cases: - on first fitting. - if the injection control unit is replaced.
N.B.

THE TPS RESETTING PROCEDURE MUST NOT BE CARRIED OUT WITH A USED THROTTLE BODY BECAUSE POSSIBLE VALVE WEAR AND STOP WEAR FOR THE MINIMUM OPENING MAKE THE AIR FLOW DIFFERENTLY FROM THAT OF PRE-CALIBRATION. Given that the TPS resetting is also done when the control unit is replaced, place the control unit - filter box bellows at 45 during the refitting operation as shown in the photograph.

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Lambda probe

INJECTION LOADS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Specification Battery Fuse Fuse Key switch contacts Fuse Injection load remote control Fuel pump HV coil Fuel injector Lambda sensor Electric fan remote control Desc./Quantity 12V-14Ah 15A 15A 7.5 A

The Lambda sensor or oxygen sensor is a sensor which provides indications concerning the oxygen content in the exhaust gas. The signal generated is not of the proportional type but of the ON/OFF type, i.e. there is oxygen or there is not. The sensor is positioned on the exhaust manifold before the catalytic converter in an area where the gas temperature is always high. The temperature at which the sensor works is at least 350C at 600C and it has a reaction time of just 50 milliseconds. The signal generated passes from a high value to a low value with a mixture with lambda =1.

Specific tooling
020481Y Control unit interface wiring 020331Y Digital multimeter

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Injection

Check that the injection load 15A fuse No. 4 works properly. Check the efficiency of 7.5 A fuse No. 7 key-controlled control unit power supply.

Check the efficiency of the injection load remote control: Check the resistance of the energising coil between pins 86 and 85: 40 to 80 Ohm Apply a voltage of 12V to pins 86 and 85; make sure that there is continuity between pins 30 and 87 of the remote control.

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MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Check the power supply line of the injection load remote control energising coil: After switching to "ON", make sure there is battery voltage, for two seconds, between the black/white cable and black-violet cable of the remote control base. If there is not, check the continuity of the black/white cable between fuse block and the remote control base and of the black/violet cable between pin 20 of the control unit and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

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Injection

Check the presence of fixed voltage between the red/blue cable of the remote control base and earth. If not, check the continuity of the red/blue cable between the fuse box (No. 4 15A) and the remote control base.
N.B. CONTINUITY TESTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT WITH THE COMPONENTS DISCONNECTED. (REMOTE CONTROLS, CONTROL UNIT, FUSES ETC.).

SIGNAL CONTROL

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MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Install the electronic control unit interface wiring. Start the engine and warm up until the electric fan switches on. Use an analogue multimeter with a direct voltage scale measuring down to 2 V. Place the tips of the multimeter between pins 4 (-) and 11 (+)

With the engine running at idle speed, check that the voltage oscillates between 0V and 1V With the throttle valve completely open, the voltage is approx. 1V. During the closing phase, the voltage is approx. 0V. If the voltage remains constant, the sensor may be damaged. Remove the sensor and check that there are no oil or carbon deposits inside it..

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INDEX OF TOPICS

SUSPENSIONS

SUSP

Suspensions

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

This section is devoted to operations that can be carried out on the suspension.

Front Removing the front wheel


- Remove the fixing nut from the wheel axle on the left side of the vehicle. - Loosen the two screws fixing the wheel axle clamp and remove the clamp.

Front wheel hub overhaul


Check that the wheel bearings do not show signs of wear. If you have to replace the wheel bearings, proceed as follows: - Remove the two bearings on the brake disc side using pliers 14 and the special bell 9. - Remove the internal spacer.

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Suspensions

- Support the front wheel with two wooden shims that make it possible to avoid scratching in the case of contact with the rim. - Insert the punch (consisting of adaptor handle, 24 mm adaptor and 15 mm guide) from the brake disc side to permit the removal of the opposite side bearing and the spacer bushing.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020456Y 24 mm adaptor 020412Y 15 mm guide - Heat the bearing seat on the side opposite the brake disc with the heat gun.

- Insert the bearing using the punch consisting of adaptor handle, 40x37 mm adaptor and 15 mm guide, and take it to the stop.

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- Reinsert the spacer bushing on the brake disc side using the appropriate tool and take it to the stop.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020359Y 42x47-mm adaptor 020412Y 15 mm guide 020201Y Spacer bushing driving tube

- Refit the cap and tighten the five fixing screws.

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Suspensions

- Turn over the wheel and insert the internal spacer with the part fitted with the Seeger ring facing the bearing on the brake disc side.

- Heat the bearing seat on the side the brake disc with the heat gun.

2 - Insert the two bearings one at a time using the punch consisting of adaptor handle, 32x35 mm adaptor and 15 mm guide, and take it to the stop.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020357Y 32 x 35 mm adaptor 020412Y 15 mm guide

Refitting the front wheel


- When refitting, pay attention in repositioning the odometer drive correctly.

Locking torques (N*m)


Wheel axle nut 45 50 Wheel axle clamp screws 6 - 7 Nm

Handlebar

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Removal
- Remove the two handlebar covers and the upper part of the shield back plate proceeding as indicated in the Bodywork chapter. - Remove the handlebar wiring retaining straps and disconnect the electric connectors from the brake levers. - Unscrew the fittings, then remove the front and rear brake pump piping. - Remove the flexible transmissions of the throttle grip and remove the throttle control. - Unscrew the indicated nut, collect the washers and remove the fixing pin to the steering tube. - Remove the handlebar by pulling it upwards.
N.B. IF THE HANDLEBAR IS BEING REMOVED TO REMOVE THE STEERING, IT IS ONLY NECESSARY TO TILT THE HANDLEBAR FORWARD ONTO THE FRONT PART OF THE VEHICLE WITHOUT REMOVING THE PARTS FITTED SO AS TO AVOID DAMAGING THE SHAFTS.

Refitting
Carry out the removal operations but in the reverse order, observing the prescribed tightening torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Handlebar fixing screw 50 55

Front fork Removal


See also
Removal

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Suspensions

Overhaul
- Support the fork in a vice. - Loosen the two tightening screws of the stem supporting clamp. - Unscrew the stem closing cap and slide off the complete fork leg from the corresponding support.
CAUTION

THE STEM CLOSING CAP KEEPS THE MAIN SPRING PRELOADED. KEEP THE CAP PROPERLY FITTED DURING THE REMOVAL FINAL STAGE TO AVOID ACCIDENTS. - Support the fork leg properly, remove the main spring and drain off the fork leg oil.

- Remove the hydraulic rod fixing screw with the corresponding sealing gasket: - With a 19-mm hexagonal spanner, lock hydraulic rod rotation. - Undo the fixing screw and collect the copper washer.

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- Remove the stem dust guard with a screwdriver.

- Remove the circlip retaining the oil seal.

- Take out the stem.

- Check there are no signs of wear or seizing between the stem and the fork leg. Otherwise, replace the damaged parts.

Characteristic
Maximum leg diameter 35.10 mm Minimum stem diameter 34.90 mm

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Suspensions

- Take out the oil seal using the appropriate tools. - Fit the tie rod into the oil seal. - Insert in sequence the two half-rings per 35mm stems.

Specific tooling
020487Y Fork oil seal extractor

- Hold the tie rod manually so that it does not fall into the fork leg and/or that both half-rings are not in their position. - Fit the bell. - Tighten the nut until it stops. - Act on the tool until the oil seal is completely removed.

Specific tooling
020487Y Fork oil seal extractor

- Remove the hydraulic rod with the corresponding sealing gasket, the spring and the stop bushing.

COMPONENT CHECK
CAUTION

CLEAN ALL THE COMPONENTS THOROUGHLY.

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- Check that the fork leg is not cracked or broken in the attachments. - Check that the stem is not scored, dented or distorted. - Check that the stop bushing for the hydraulic rod is correctly fixed through caulking.

- Check that hydraulic rod caulkings, the return spring to the unloaded the end of stroke and the hydraulic rod sealing ring are in good conditions.

- Check that the main spring exhibits no signs of yielding or abnormal wear.

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Suspensions

- Check that the closing cap O-ring of the stem is in good conditions.

Refitting
- First grease the splitting chamber of the two sealing lips of a new oil seal. - Fit the sealing ring on the stem and keep the identification words facing upwards. - Drive the oil seal as far as it will go using the appropriate tool.

Specific tooling
020376Y Adaptor handle 020359Y 42x47-mm adaptor - Pre-fit the stem with the hydraulic rod, the spring and the stop bushing. - Fit the pre-assembled components inside the fork leg.

- Fit the hydraulic rod fixing screw with the copper sealing washer and tighten to the prescribed torque using the recommended product.
CAUTION ALWAYS USE NEW COPPER WASHER.

Locking torques (N*m)


Hydraulic rod fixing screw 25 35*

() Apply LOCTITE 243 threadlock

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- Lock hydraulic rod rotation using a 19-mm hexagonal spanner.

- Fit the oil seal retaining circlip.

- Grease and fit a new dust guard.

- Fit the fork leg together with the stem on the fork supporting clamp until it stops. - Tighten the two screws to the prescribed torque in the sequence indicated in the photograph.

Locking torques (N*m)


Stem support clamp tightening screws 20 25

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Suspensions

- Refill the fork leg with the recommended product to the prescribed amount.

Recommended products
AGIP FORK 7.5 W Oil for front fork Hydraulic fluid SAE 7.5 W

Characteristic
Oil quantity per stem 133 3 cm - Bleed the hydraulic rod by actuating the stem repeatedly. - Fit the spring into the stem.
CAUTION

FIT THE SPRING WITH THE SMALLER PITCH TO THE UPPER PART OF THE STEM.

- Lubricate the closing cap O-ring of the stem. - Preload the spring, fit the closing cap and tighten to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Fork locking screws cap 15 30

- Repeat the procedure for the other fork leg.


N.B.

IF BOTH FORK LEGS ARE SERVICED AT THE SAME TIME, BE CAREFUL NOT TO INVERT THE RIGHT FORK LEG WITH THE LEFT ONE.

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Steering column Removal


- Remove the front wheel. - Remove the front mudguard - Remove the front brake calliper - Remove the shield back plate upper side. - Remove the pin mounting the handlebar to the steering tube. - Remove the handlebar and rest it on the shield back plate. - Remove by releasing the cable passages and sliding the protection collar upwards.

- Using the appropriate tool, loosen and remove the upper ring nut, the space washer, the counter ring nut and the spacer. - Remove the cover plate and upper seat of the steering fifth wheel. - Extract the fork.
N.B. TAKE CARE TO SUPPORT THE FORK SO AS TO PREVENT IT FROM COMING OFF ABRUPTLY

Specific tooling
020055Y Wrench for steering tube ring nut

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Suspensions

Refitting
- Fit the lower steering fifth wheel on the steering tube. - Fit the fork together with the lower steering fifth wheel on the headstock and hold it so that it does not fall.
N.B. LUBRICATE THE STEERING FIFTH WHEEL TRACKS WITH RECOMMENDED GREASE BEFORE USE.

Recommended products
AGIP GREASE PV2 Grease for steering bearings, bolt seatings for swinging arms and faying surface of driven pulley spring (only pulley side) Soap-based lithium and zinc oxide grease containing NLGI 2; ISO-L-XBCIB2

- Fit the upper steering fifth wheel.


CAUTION INSERT THE UPPER FIFTH WHEEL WITH THE CAGE FACING UPWARDS.

- Fit the steering fifth wheel upper seat.

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- Fit the cover plate.

- Insert the spacer.

- Insert the lower tightening ring nut, screw until it stops and, with the specific tool, tighten to the prescribed torque.

Specific tooling
020055Y Wrench for steering tube ring nut

Locking torques (N*m)


Steering tube lower ring nut 14 17

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Suspensions

- Fit the spacer between the two ring nuts on the steering tube in the position indicated.

- Insert the upper tightening ring nut, screw until it stops and, with the specific tool, tighten to the indicated torque.

Specific tooling
020055Y Wrench for steering tube ring nut

Locking torques (N*m)


Steering tube upper ring nut 40 45

Insert the collar shown in the figure and restore the cable passage as shown in the figure.

- Fit the front wheel.

Steering bearing

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Suspensions

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Removal
- Clean thoroughly and visually inspect if the components are in good conditions. - Check the upper steering fifth wheel for wear.

- Check the lower steering fifth wheel for wear.

- Visually inspect that the steering fifth wheel tracks, the headstock and the steering tube exhibit no scores or abnormal wear. Otherwise, replace them. STEERING FIFTH WHEEL TRACK REMOVAL - Remove the steering fifth wheel tracks on the chassis with the specific tool, following the indicated procedure. - Fit the specific tool from the lower part of the headstock until it makes contact with the upper track. - Hit with force the specific tool, placing it at different points diametrically opposed so as to remove the upper track.

Specific tooling
020004Y Punch for removing fifth wheels from headstock

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Suspensions

- Repeat the procedure for the lower steering fifth wheel track. - Remove the lower fifth wheel seat on the steering tube using the specific tool.

Specific tooling
020004Y Punch for removing fifth wheels from headstock

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Refitting
STEERING FIFTH WHEEL TRACK FITTING - Thoroughly clean the track seats on the headstock and the steering tube. - Fit the new tracks of the headstock with the specific tool. - Screw the nut until the tracks are fully inserted.
N.B. LUBRICATE THE STEERING FIFTH WHEEL TRACKS WITH RECOMMENDED GREASE BEFORE USE.

Specific tooling
001330Y Tool for fitting steering seats

Recommended products
AGIP GREASE PV2 Grease for steering bearings, bolt seatings for swinging arms and faying surface of driven pulley spring (only pulley side) Soap-based lithium and zinc oxide grease containing NLGI 2; ISO-L-XBCIB2

- Fit the lower fifth wheel seat on the steering tube. - Using the specific tool, fit the lower fifth wheel seat on the steering tube.
N.B. LUBRICATE THE STEERING FIFTH WHEEL TRACKS WITH RECOMMENDED GREASE BEFORE USE.

Specific tooling
020459Y Punch for fitting bearing on steering tube

Recommended products
AGIP GREASE PV2 Grease for steering bearings, bolt seatings for swinging arms and fay-

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ing surface of driven pulley spring (only pulley side) Soap-based lithium and zinc oxide grease containing NLGI 2; ISO-L-XBCIB2

Rear Removing the rear wheel


Remove the full muffler assembly.

- Remove the cotter pin, the cap, the wheel axle fixing nut and the outer one of the two spacers.

- Remove the two screws fixing the mudguard to the bracket - Remove the two screws fixing the bracket to the engine - Slide off the wheel axle bracket, using the heat gun if necessary.

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- Remove the 5 bolts of the wheel and remove

Refitting the rear wheel


To fit, follow the removal steps but in the reverse sequence, being careful to fit the spacers on the wheel axle as shown in the photograph.

Locking torques (N*m)


Muffler arm clamping screws 27 30 Rear wheel axle nut 104 126 Shock absorber-crankcase attachment bracket 20 25 Lower shock absorber clamping screw 33 41 Nm Rear brake calliper fixing screws 25 30 Nm

Swing-arm Removal
- Place the scooter on its centre stand; - Remove the swinging arm/engine fitting shown in the photo - Move the engine back

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- remove the spring anchoring the swinging arm to the frame as shown in the photo

- Remove the two screws fixing the buffer support bracket to the frame

- Undo the nut on the LHS shown in the figure and remove the corresponding bolt from the opposite side. - Remove the swinging arm.

- Check the entire swinging arm assembly. - Check all the centring bushing components and silent block rubber buffers. - Replace the work components that cause excessive clearance on the rear suspension.

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Overhaul
- Check there is no sticking in the movement of the connection of the swinging arm on the engine side to the swinging arm on the frame side. - Check the axial clearance between the two swinging arms using a feeler thickness gauge

Characteristic
Standard clearance 0.40 0.60 mm Allowable limit after use: 1.5 mm - To check the clearance on the frame-side arm, mount the retainer using the pin fixing the swinging arm to the frame and two adaptor rings of the appropriate tool 020229Y. Alternatively use two washers with inner diameter for 12-mm pins, min. outer diameter: 30 mm: min. thickness: 4 mm.

- Check there is no sticking in the rotation. - Check the axial clearance of the swinging arm on the frame side

Characteristic
Standard clearance 0.40 0.60 mm Allowable limit after use: 1.5 mm - Separate the swinging arm on the engine side from the vehicle side arm. - Remove the plastic bushings and the internal spacer shown in the photo.

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- Using a suitable pin remove the roller casings as shown in the photographs

- Using an appropriate tool plant new roller casings, being careful to position the bearings with the O-rings facing outwards

Specific tooling
020244Y 15 mm diameter punch 020115Y 18 punch

Characteristic
Length of the swinging arm tube on the engine side: L 175.3 + 0.3 0 Length of the internal swinging arm spacer on the engine side: L 183 + 0.3 0 Engine side swinging arm plastic bushing shim: 3.5 0.05 mm Frame-side swinging arm plastic bushing shim: 3.5 0.05 mm Length of the internal swinging arm spacer on the frame side: 290 0.1 mm Length of the swinging arm tube on the frame side: 283 0.1 mm

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- Lubricate roller casings and the plastic bushings with grease - Insert the spacers - Assemble the two arms with the relative bolt in the position shown in the photograph - Adjust the bolt as shown in the photograph - Position the frame side swinging arm with the most protruding part pointing towards the silent block side as shown in the photograph

Recommended products
AGIP GREASE PV2 Grease for the steering bearings, pin seats and swinging arm Soap-based lithium and zinc oxide grease containing NLGI 2; ISO-L-XBCIB2 of the swinging arm

- Make sure the silent bloc is not broken. If there is, replace it. - Remove the seeger ring shown in the photograph

- Remove the full silent bloc bracket - Undo the silent bloc ring shown in the photograph

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- Hold the full silent bloc bracket in the clamp - Using the appropriate tool, remove the silent bloc from the bracket from the side corresponding to the inside of the vehicle. This is to guarantee the tool is centred properly on the support

- Install a new silent bloc, making sure it aligns properly with the reference tooth. - Fit the silent blocs, making sure the chamfered part of the silent bloc matches the chamfered part of the bracket

- Using the appropriate tool, fit the silent bloc as shown in the photo

Refitting
- To refit, perform the removal operations in reverse. - Grease the bearings and the rolling parts with the recommended grease. SUSP - 221

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-Complete the fitting by tightening the nuts on the relative bolts to the proper tightening torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Engine and vehicle side swinging arm junction bolt 33 41 Nm Swinging arm pin - Engine 64 72 Body shell - Swinging arm pin 76 83 Screw fixing the silent-block support plate to the body 42 52

Shock absorbers Removal


Proceed as follows: - place the scooter on its centre stand; - lift the engine a little with a jack so as to free the two shock absorbers; - remove the muffler - undo the shock absorber spring assembly clamping screw from the support fixed to the engine on the one side and from that fixed to the muffler on the other; - unscrew the two upper nuts (one on each side) fixing the shock absorber spring assembly to the frame and remove the shock absorbers.

Refitting
Carry out the previous operations but in reverse order.

Locking torques (N*m)


Lower shock absorber clamp 33 41 Upper shock absorber clamp 33 41

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Centre-stand
REMOVAL - Use a jack to support the vehicle properly. - Remove the two return springs from the centre stand. - Undo the nut shown in the figure. - Remove the bolt from the right side. - Remove the centre stand. FITTING - On refitting tighten the nut to the specified torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Centre stand bolt 32 40

Side stand
REMOVAL - Uncouple the centre stand return spring; Remove the screw shown in the photograph FITTING To refit, carry out the removal operations in reverse order and comply with the specified torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Side stand fixing bolt 35 40

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INDEX OF TOPICS

BRAKING SYSTEM

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Braking system

This section is devoted to the description of the braking system components.

Rear brake calliper Removal


- Remove the rear wheel. - Remove the two rear brake calliper devices fastening them to the support as shown in the photograph.
N.B. SHOULD THE BRAKE CALLIPER BE REPLACED OR SERVICED, BEFORE REMOVING THE FITTINGS FIXING THE CALLIPER TO THE SUPPORT BRACKET, LOOSEN THE OIL HOSE FITTING AFTER HAVING EMPTIED THE SYSTEM OF THE CIRCUIT BEING EXAMINED.

Overhaul
- Remove the brake calliper. - Suitably support the brake calliper in a vice - Remove the two pad fixing screws. - Remove the pads being careful with the stop spring.

- Remove the fixed plate by undoing the screw shown in the photograph.

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- Remove the internal parts from the floating body with short blasts of compressed air through the brake liquid pipe to facilitate expelling the plungers. - Check: that the plates and the body are whole and in good condition; that the cylinders of the calliper floating body do not show signs of scratches or erosion, otherwise replace the entire calliper: that the guides of the fixed plate are not scratched or eroded, otherwise replace the entire plate; that the brake pad check spring works properly
CAUTION ALL THE SEALS AND GASKETS MUST BE REPLACED EVERY TIME THE PUMP IS SERVICED.

Refitting
- Insert the O-rings and small pistons the floating body, lubricating all the components with brake fluid.

- Fit the fixed plate being careful to grease guide A and to insert washer B as indicated in the photo.

- Fit the pad retention spring - Fit the pads and screw up the relative clamping screws to the specified torque BRAK SYS - 226

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- Hold the pads in the correct position and insert the calliper in the brake disc. - Fix the support calliper by means of the two screws at the specified torque - Secure the pipe fitting to the calliper at the specified torque. - Bleed the air from the system.

Locking torques (N*m)


Rear brake calliper fixing screws 20 25 Engine- calliper support plate fixing screws 48 52

Front brake calliper Removal


- Remove the two front brake calliper devices fastening them to the support as shown in the photograph.
N.B. WHEN A PROCEDURE IS PLANNED INCLUDING THE SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT OF THE CALLIPER, FIRST LOOSEN THE FITTING CONNECTING THE PIPE TO THE BRAKE CALLIPER

Overhaul
- Remove the brake calliper. - Suitably support the brake calliper in a vice - Remove the two pad fixing screws. - Remove the pads being careful with the stop spring.

- Remove the fixed plate by undoing the screw shown in the photograph.

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- Remove the internal parts from the floating body with short blasts of compressed air through the brake liquid pipe to facilitate expelling the plungers. - Check: that the plates and the body are whole and in good condition; that the cylinders of the calliper floating body do not show signs of scratches or erosion, otherwise replace the entire calliper: that the guides of the fixed plate are not scratched or eroded, otherwise replace the entire plate; that the brake pad check spring works properly
CAUTION ALL THE SEALS AND GASKETS MUST BE REPLACED EVERY TIME THE PUMP IS SERVICED.

Refitting
- Insert the O-rings and small pistons the floating body, lubricating all the components with brake fluid.

- Fit the fixed plate being careful to grease guide A and to insert washer B as indicated in the photo.

- Fit the pad retention spring - Fit the pads and screw up the relative clamping screws to the specified torque BRAK SYS - 228

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- Hold the pads in the correct position and insert the calliper in the brake disc. - Fix the support calliper by means of the two screws at the specified torque - Secure the pipe fitting to the calliper at the specified torque. - Bleed the air from the system.

Locking torques (N*m)


Screw tightening calliper to the support 24 27 Pad fastening pin 19.6 24.5 Calliper support plate - fork fixing screws 41 51

Rear brake disc Removal


- Remove the rear wheel. - Remove the brake calliper. - Remove the disc from the wheel axle.

- Undo the five screws and remove the disc from the wheel hub.

Refitting
For fitting, position the disc correctly using the arrow stamped on it as reference. - Do up the screws to the prescribed torque and apply the recommended product
N.B.

THE ARROW STAMPED ON THE DISC INDICATING THE RUNNING DIRECTION MUST BE FITTED TOWARDS THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

Locking torques (N*m)


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Brake disc screws 8 10

Disc Inspection
- Remove the rear brake calliper. - Check the disc thickness with a micrometer

Characteristic
Standard thickness: 5 +0.2-0.1 mm Disc thickness at wear limit 4.5 mm - Repeat the measurement at no fewer than six points on the disc. - Check the regular nature of the rotation of the brake disc assembly using the appropriate tool fixed onto the brake calliper as shown in the photo. - In order to be able to anchor the appropriate tool properly use a metal plate with M8 threaded hole and fix it to one of the two rear brake calliper attachment points. - Suitably fix the flange to the wheel axle with the original nut and spacer and a 17 mm bearing.
N.B.

SO AS NOT TO GET A DISTORTED READING, CAUSE THE DRIVEN PULLEY SHAFT TO TURN IN ORDER TO ROTATE THE DISC.

Specific tooling
020335Y Magnetic support for dial gauge

Characteristic
Max. deviation allowed: 0.1 mm - If you detect incorrect values, replace the disc. If the anomaly persists, replace the hub.

Front brake disc

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Removal
- Remove the front wheel. - Undo the five clamping screws shown in the photograph

Refitting
For fitting, position the disc correctly using the arrow stamped on it as reference. - Do up the screws to the prescribed torque and apply the recommended product
N.B.

THE ARROW STAMPED ON THE DISC INDICATING THE RUNNING DIRECTION MUST BE FITTED TOWARDS THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

Locking torques (N*m)


Brake disc screws 8 10

Disc Inspection
Checking the disc is important; it must be perfectly clean, with no sign of rust, oil or grease or any other dirt, and must show no signs of deep scoring.

Characteristic
Standard thickness: 5 +0.2-0.1 mm Disc thickness at wear limit 4.5 mm

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Using the appropriate tool, measure how much the disc protrudes when the wheel is fitted properly. The protrusion, measured near the external edge of the disc, must be less than 0.1 mm.

If a value is measured other than the specified value, remove the front wheel (Front/Rear Suspension chapter) and check the protrusion of the disc. Maximum permissible out of true is 0.1 mm. If the value measured is greater, replace the disc and repeat the check.

If the problem persists, check and replace the wheel hub if necessary.

Specific tooling
020335Y Magnetic support for dial gauge

Front brake pads Removal


Proceed as follows: - Remove the front brake calliper.

- Loosen the two pins shown in the figure that lock the two pads. - Remove the pads, being careful with the pad spring clamp. - Check the thickness of the pads.

Characteristic
Minimum value 1.5 mm

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See also
Front brake calliper

Refitting
To fit, proceed as follows: - Insert the two pads in the callipers. - Screw the two pad lock pins to the correct torque, and apply the recommended product. - Fit the calliper on its support, tightening the two screws to the prescribed torque.
N.B.

IF IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO CORRECTLY POSITION THE CALLIPER ON THE DISC DURING FITTING, GENTLY EXPAND THE PADS.

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

Locking torques (N*m)


Screw tightening calliper to the support 24 27 Pad fastening pin 19.6 24.5

Rear brake pads

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Removal
Proceed as follows: - Remove the rear brake calliper.

- Loosen the two pins shown in the figure that lock the two pads. - Remove the pads, being careful with the pad spring clamp. - Check the thickness of the pads.

Characteristic
Minimum value 1.5 mm

See also
Removal

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Refitting
To fit, proceed as follows: - Insert the two pads in the callipers. - Screw the two pad lock pins to the correct torque, and apply the recommended product. - Fit the calliper on its support, tightening the two screws to the prescribed torque.
N.B.

IF IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO CORRECTLY POSITION THE CALLIPER ON THE DISC DURING FITTING, GENTLY EXPAND THE PADS.

Recommended products
Loctite 243 Medium strength threadlock Loctite 243 medium-strength threadlock

Locking torques (N*m)


Screw tightening calliper to the support 24 27 Pad fastening pin 19.6 24.5

Fill Rear - combined


- Remove the rubber hood from the bleed screw. - Insert a rubber pipe in the bleed screw to permit the brake fluid to be recovered. - With the left-had brake lever, load the system and bring it up to the required pressure. - Keeping the left-hand brake lever pulled, loosen the bleed screw to permit the air in the system to escape. Then tighten the bleed screw - Repeat the operation until only brake fluid comes out of the rubber pipe. - Remove the fluid recovery pipe and refit the rubber cap over the bleed screw. - Top up the brake fluid to the right level in the reservoir. If necessary, bleeding can be done using a special vacuum pump
N.B.

DURING THE BLEEDING OPERATIONS, MAKE SURE THE BRAKE FLUID DOES NOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE BODYWORK SO AS NOT TO DAMAGE IT. FURTHERMORE, DURING THE BLEEDING OPERATIONS REGARDING THE BRAKE CALLIPERS, MAKE SURE THE BRAKE FLUID DOES NOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE DISC BRAKES AND WITH THE BRAKE PADS. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS NORM WILL ENDANGER THE PROPER WORKING AND EFFICIENCY OF THE BRAKING SYSTEM

Specific tooling
020329Y MityVac vacuum-operated pump

Locking torques (N*m)


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System bleed calliper fitting: 12 16 Nm

Front
- Remove the rubber hood from the bleed screw. - Insert a rubber pipe in the bleed screw to permit the brake fluid to be recovered. - With the right-hand brake lever, load the system and bring it up to the required pressure. - Keeping the right-hand brake lever pulled, loosen the bleed screw to permit the air in the system to escape. Then do up the bleed screw - Repeat the operation until only brake fluid comes out of the rubber pipe. - Remove the fluid recovery pipe and refit the rubber cap over the bleed screw. - Top up the brake fluid to the right level in the reservoir. If necessary, bleeding can be done using a special vacuum pump
N.B.

DURING THE BLEEDING OPERATIONS, MAKE SURE THE BRAKE FLUID DOES NOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE BODYWORK SO AS NOT TO DAMAGE IT. FURTHERMORE, DURING THE BLEEDING OPERATIONS REGARDING THE BRAKE CALLIPERS, MAKE SURE THE BRAKE FLUID DOES NOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE DISC BRAKES AND WITH THE BRAKE PADS. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS NORM WILL ENDANGER THE PROPER WORKING AND EFFICIENCY OF THE BRAKING SYSTEM

Specific tooling
020329Y MityVac vacuum-operated pump

Locking torques (N*m)


System bleed calliper fitting: 12 16 Nm

Front brake pump Removal


The procedure is valid for both brake pumps. - Remove the front and rear handlebar covers. - Place a suitable container to collect the oil, disconnect the oil pipe from the calliper and operate the brake lever until no more oil comes out. - Disconnect the oil pipe A from the pump, then unscrew the two retainers B from the U-bolt and remove the pump.

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- Upon refitting, tighten up the fitting to the specified torque and bleed the system.
CAUTION ALWAYS USE NEW COPPER WASHERS.

Locking torques (N*m)


Brake fluid pump-hose fitting 16 20 Fixing screws for handlebar control assembly Ubolts 7 10

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INDEX OF TOPICS

COOLING SYSTEM

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Cooling system

Circuit diagram

KEY A = Expansion tank B = Radiator C = Radiator intake pipe D = Water pump E = Delivery pipe to cylinder F = By-Pass pipe G = Thermostat H = Radiator delivery pipe

Electric fan check


- Check and, if necessary, restore the correct battery voltage. COOL SYS - 239

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Characteristic
Battery voltage 12V - Check that the electric ventilation relay is working properly.

- If the relay is not working, replace it. - If the relay is operating, remove it and jump the red-green and red-black wires (85 - 86); all the components in proper operating conditions, the electric ventilation should be able to start.

- For checking the coolant temperature sensor, see the Injection chapter.

See also
Remote controls check

System bleed
- Start up the engine until the operating temperature is reached. - Remove the rubber hood over the bleed valve - Obtain a rubber tube that is of the right length to connect the valve to the expansion tank - Place one end of the pipe on the bleed valve and the other in the expansion tank - Loosen the screw by two turns until the communication hole is revealed with the head as shown in the photo - Wait until only coolant comes out of the rubber pipe so as to eliminate any air bubbles inside the circuit. COOL SYS - 240

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Cooling system

- Tighten the bleed valve respecting the maximum torque. - Bring the coolant up to the correct level inside the expansion tank

Locking torques (N*m)


Bleed screw 3

Thermostat Removal
- Remove the helmet compartment inspection cover. - Place a + 2.0 l container under the vehicle to collect the coolant. - Undo the two screws indicated, lift the cover and remove the thermostat.

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Check
1) Visually inspect that the thermostat is not damaged. 2) Fill a metal container with approx. 1 litre of water. Immerse the thermostat, and keep it in the centre of the container. Immerse the multimeter temperature probe, and keep it close to the thermostat. Heat up the container using the thermal gun. Check the temperature at which the thermostat starts to open: Heat up until the thermostat is completely open. 3) Replace the thermostat if it is not working properly.
CAUTION TO EXECUTE THE TEST CORRECTLY, MAKE SURE NEITHER THE THERMOSTAT NOR THE THERMOMETER TOUCHES THE CONTAINER.

Specific tooling
020331Y Digital multimeter 020151Y Air heater

THERMOSTAT
Specification Type Starts opening Desc./Quantity Wax-type, with deviator 852C

Refitting
- Follow the removal steps but in reverse order; be careful to tighten screws to the prescribed torque.

Locking torques (N*m)


Thermostat cover screws 3 4 - Once the cooling circuit is restored, refill using the recommended product and purge the circuit as expressly indicated in the Cooling System chapter.

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INDEX OF TOPICS

CHASSIS

CHAS

Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

This section is devoted to the operations that can be carried out on the vehicle's bodywork.

Seat
- Remove the two clamping screws on the frame. - Remove the control button of the undersaddle light.

Rear handlebar cover


- Release the three retaining tabs of the rear handlebar cover shown in the figure using a screwdriver and paying attention not to damage the paintwork.

- Remove the five fixing screws from the rear handlebar cover. - Remove the rear cover.
N.B. WHEN INSTALLING, THE CENTRE SCREW IS A METAL SCREW, THE OTHER 4 ARE PLASTIC.

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Instrument panel
- Remove the instrument panel. - Loosen the five fixing nuts of the instrument panel.

Front handlebar cover


- Remove the rear handlebar cover. - Remove the left and right frames of the brake pump secured with two retaining fins.

- Loosen the four fixing screws of the front handlebar cover with the handlebar itself.

- Disconnect the warning light unit connector A.

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Headlight assy.
- Remove the centre cover of the shield. - Remove the 4 front retainers of the front light assemblies.

- To remove the right-hand light assembly, remove the screw located near the cover of the expansion tank.

- To remove the left-hand light assembly, remove the screw located in the left-hand storage compartment.

Remove the light, disconnecting the electric connector from the light and the complete lamp holder of the position light.
N.B. THE TWO REAR ADJUSTMENT SCREWS SHOWN IN THE FIGURE ARE ADJUSTED DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE LIGHT AND MUST NOT BE ALTERED.

Frame central cover


The chassis central cover has a central tunnel and two side fairings, the procedure is the following: CENTRAL TUNNEL: CHAS - 246

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- Remove the saddle together with the hinge. - Open the fuel tank flap. - Undo the screw indicated in the figure.

- Undo the three screws indicated in the figure.


N.B. THE OTHER 3 SCREWS HAVE ONLY AN AESTHETIC FUNCTION

- Undo and remove from both vehicle sides the screw indicated in the figure.

- Undo the five screws indicated in the figure.


CAUTION PROVISIONALLY PROTECT THE NECK OF THE FUEL TANK USING A CLEAN CLOTH TO PREVENT ANY DIRT OR OBJECTS ACCIDENTALLY FALLING INTO THE TANK.

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- Working from both sides, undo the screw indicated and release the retaining tongues to remove the side air deflectors.

- Undo from both sides the screw indicated in the figure. - Remove the central tunnel sliding it from the tongues.

SIDE FAIRING: - Remove the central tunnel. - Remove the side fairings. - Remove the handgrips and top side fairings. - Remove the right and left footrests (see FOOTREST). - Working from both sides, undo the screw indicated in the figure. - Remove the side fairing sliding it from the tongues.

Legshield
The front shield has a lot of sections. The removal procedure is described below:

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FRONT LOWER FRAME: - Using a screwdriver, remove the GILERA clipon badge.

- Undo and remove the screw under the badge.

- Undo and remove the screw A.

- Taking care not to damage the plastic tongues, remove the front lower frame sliding it upwards from bottom to top.

FRONT UPPER FRAME: - Remove the FRONT LOWER FRAME. - Remove the windshield together with the supports.

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- Undo and remove the two screws B and the four screws C. - Remove the frame sliding it from the tongues.

FRONT TURN INDICATORS: - Undo and remove the three screws indicated.

- Disconnect the front turn indicator connector. - Undo and remove the three screws to remove the bulb holder from the support.

FRONT SHIELD: - Remove the front lower frame. - Remove the front upper frame. - Remove the front headlight assemblies. - Remove the instrument panel (see SHIELD BACK PLATE). - Remove the lower shield back plate (see SHIELD BACK PLATE).

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- Remove the hand guards unscrewing, from both sides, the two screws A collecting the washers and the screw B.

- Undo the central screw.

- Undo the two screws indicated.

- Undo the rider footrest fixing screw C and the spoiler fixing screw D. - Remove the front shield releasing the different cable harness from the clamps.

To refit follow the reverse order paying attention to fasten the cable harness with the relative clamps.

Knee-guard
The shield back plate is made by two sections. The instrument panel, with instrument unit and lower shield back plate. The procedure for both is described below: CHAS - 251

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INSTRUMENT PANEL: - Remove the windshield. - Remove the rear handlebar cover. - Remove the front handlebar cover - Remove the handlebar. - Undo and remove the two screws A.

- Working from both vehicle sides, undo and remove the screw B.

- Undo and remove the two screws C placed on and inside the glove compartment.

- Undo and remove the two screws D placed on and inside the coolant loading compartment.

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- Undo and remove the expansion tank cap and the gasket below.

- Remove the instrument panel and release the instrument panel connector E and the instrument panel lighting connector F. Remove the instrument panel.

LOWER SHIELD BACK PLATE: - Remove the central tunnel (see CENTRAL CHASSIS COVER). - Remove the instrument panel (see SHIELD BACK PLATE). - Working from both vehicle sides, undo and remove the two screws A.

- Turn the key switch frame anticlockwise (it may be necessary to use pliers), releasing the catch.

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Removing the ignition key-switch when on *off*


- Remove the lower shield back plate. - Unscrew the seat opening transmission from the side. - Remove in advance the ring of the immobiliser antenna. - Loosen the 2 hex. socket head screws and remove the complete switch.

- From the underside it is possible to loosen the 3 retaining screws and to release the 2 locking tabs to raise the mounting plate of the steering lock strut. - The latter has a retaining tab with cylindrical teeth that cannot be replaced.

Front wheel housing


To remove the front wheel housing, proceed as follows: - Remove the spoiler. - Remove the front fork. - Remove the plate supporting bracket for the horn and voltage regulator by loosening the two fixing screws shown in the figure in order to release the two lower retainers of the wheel housing. - Remove the upper fixing screw of the wheel housing to permit movement.

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- In order to remove the wheel housing it is necessary to remove the front brake hose to the tank and combination with the splitter.

To remove the front wheel housing, proceed as follows: - Remove the spoiler. - Remove the front fork. - Remove the plate supporting bracket for the horn and voltage regulator by loosening the two fixing screws shown in the figure in order to release the two lower retainers of the wheel housing. - Remove the upper fixing screw of the wheel housing to permit movement.

- In order to remove the wheel housing it is necessary to remove the front brake hose to the tank and combination with the splitter.

Taillight assy.
To remove the rear light assembly, proceed as follows: - Remove the rear upper central cover. - Remove the handgrips and the upper side fairings. - Undo and remove the central screw.

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Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Using a jointed wrench between the helmet compartment and the chassis pipes, loosen the two rear fixing nuts and then disconnect the light stud bolts from the support extensions. - Remove the light and disconnect the bulb holder by turning it through 30 in anticlockwise direction.

To remove the rear light assembly, proceed as follows: - Remove the rear upper central cover. - Remove the handgrips and the upper side fairings. - Undo and remove the central screw.

- Using a jointed wrench between the helmet compartment and the chassis pipes, loosen the two rear fixing nuts and then disconnect the light stud bolts from the support extensions. - Remove the light and disconnect the bulb holder by turning it through 30 in anticlockwise direction.

Footrest
The footrest comprises a right and left footrest, a passenger footrest and a rider footrest. The whole procedure is described below: PASSENGER FOOTREST: - Remove the side fairings. - Unscrew the nut A from both vehicle sides and release the footrests.

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Chassis

RIGHT AND LEFT FOOTREST: - Working from both vehicle sides, remove the mat.

- Undo and remove the two screws B and the four screws C. - Remove the footrest

RIDER FOOTREST: To remove the rider footrest, proceed as follows: - Remove the central cover. - Remove the shield back plate. - Remove the right and left footrest (see FOOTREST). - Undo the screw D and the screw E and remove the rider footrest.

The footrest comprises a right and left footrest, a passenger footrest and a rider footrest. The whole procedure is described below:

CHAS - 257

Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

PASSENGER FOOTREST: - Remove the side fairings. - Unscrew the nut A from both vehicle sides and release the footrests.

RIGHT AND LEFT FOOTREST: - Working from both vehicle sides, remove the mat.

- Undo and remove the two screws B and the four screws C. - Remove the footrest

RIDER FOOTREST: To remove the rider footrest, proceed as follows: - Remove the central cover. - Remove the shield back plate. - Remove the right and left footrest (see FOOTREST). - Undo the screw D and the screw E and remove the rider footrest.

CHAS - 258

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Chassis

Side fairings
- Remove the rear central cover. - Remove the passenger handles. - Remove the lower cover.

- Remove the lower side cover. - Remove the eight screws shown in the figure (four on each side). - Pull out the fairing.

CHAS - 259

Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Remove the three screws indicated in the figure.

License plate holder


- Remove the rear lower central cover. - Remove the four fixing screws (two per side) and disconnect the electric connectors.

- To access the license plate light bulb, remove the two fixing screws of the support rear cover and extract the complete bulb holder.

Rear mudguard
To remove the rear mudguard, proceed as follows: - From the right side of the vehicle, undo the screw A.

CHAS - 260

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Chassis

- From the left side of the vehicle, undo the two screws B. - Remove the rear mudguard.

Helmet bay
To remove the helmet compartment, proceed as follows: - Remove the saddle. - Remove the battery. - Remove the rear upper central cover. - Remove the handgrips and top side fairings. - Working from both vehicle sides, undo the three screws A and the screw B.

- Undo and remove the two screws C from the battery compartment. - Lift the helmet compartment from the rear side and remove the saddle lock.

- Disconnect the connectors of the power socket and the under seat light. - Remove the plug socket due to the interference with the chassis. - Remove the fuse box releasing the side hook teeth. - Remove the complete helmet compartment.

CHAS - 261

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MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Fuel tank
To remove the fuel tank, proceed as follows:
N.B.

THIS OPERATION SHOULD PREFERABLY BE PERFORMED WITH THE TANK EMPTY. - Remove the shield back plate. - Remove the central chassis cover. - Remove the footrest. - Remove the spoiler. - Remove the filler unscrewing the two tank retaining straps.

- Remove the "too full" pipe A and the tank ventilation pipe B.

- Remove the horn plate support bracket and the voltage regulator unscrewing the two nuts shown in the figure.

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Chassis

- Release the fuel pipe removing the clamp C.

- Disconnect the fuel probe connector.

- Undo the two tank fixing screws. - Remove the tank through the front lower part of the vehicle.

Front mudguard
- Working from both vehicle sides, undo and remove the two screws A. Slide the mudguard to the front part of the vehicle.
CAUTION WHEN REFITTING PAY ATTENTION TO THE CORRECT POSITION OF THE PIPE RETAINING STRAPS.

CHAS - 263

Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Radiator fan
- Remove the spoiler. - Remove the front fork. - Remove the plate supporting bracket for the horn and voltage regulator by loosening the two fixing screws shown in the figure in order to release the two lower retainers of the wheel housing.

- Remove the upper fixing screw of the wheel housing to permit movement.

- Prepare a container to collect the coolant. - Remove the feed and return hoses from the expansion tank. - Remove the coolant feed and return hoses from the radiator. - Remove the retaining screws of the radiator to the frame shown in the figure. - Disengage the complete radiator and the electric fan.

Flyscreen
- Remove the three hex. socket head screws, then remove the windshield together with the rubber rings.

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MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Chassis

To remove the windshield supports, proceed as follows: - Remove the caps and the gaskets on the two windshield supports. - Remove the FRONT UPPER FRAME.

- Working from both vehicle sides, undo and remove the two screws A. - Remove the supports.

Pilot lights kit


- Remove the front handlebar cover. - Remove the three screws shown in the figure, then slide off the complete unit from the front handlebar cover.

Battery
- Remove the elastic strap and the battery cover.

CHAS - 265

Chassis

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- First disconnect the negative terminal A, then the positive terminal B.

- Remove the battery.

Lower cover
- Remove the two screws of the lower spoiler (long type). - Remove the 2 screws located under the footrests.

- Remove the 4 union screws with the front wheel housing cover. - Pull the spoiler from the lower part of the scooter.

CHAS - 266

INDEX OF TOPICS

PRE-DELIVERY

PRE DE

Pre-delivery

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Carry out the listed tests before delivering the vehicle. Warning- be very careful when handling fuel.

Aesthetic inspection
Appearance check: - Paintwork - Fitting of plastics - Scratches - Dirt

Tightening torques inspection


- Visually check that there is a yellow mark on the following clamps: FRONT WHEEL Wheel pin fixing nut Safety screws on left fork leg

FRONT BRAKE Brake pipe to brake calliper fitting Calliper to calliper support fixing screws Calliper to fork support fixing screws

SWINGING ARM Nut fixing swinging arm pin to engine

COOLING SYSTEM Water pump cover - delivery pipe fixing clamp Water pump cover - return pipe fixing clamp

REAR WHEEL Screws fixing wheel to hub

REAR BRAKE Brake pipe - brake calliper fitting Calliper - calliper support fixing screws Engine - calliper support fixing screws

REAR SUSPENSION Left shock absorber lower retainer Right shock absorber lower retainer

MUFFLER SUPPORTING ARM

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Pre-delivery

Muffler- supporting arm fixing screws Engine- supporting arm fixing screws

Electrical system
Main switch Lights: high beams, low beams, side/taillights (front and rear) and relevant warning lights - Regulating the headlights according to the regulations currently in force Front and rear stop light buttons and relative light Turn indicators and relative telltales Instrument lighting instruments: fuel and temperature indicator Instrument panel lights Horn electric start up Engine stopping with emergency stop switch electric saddle opening button
CAUTION

TO ENSURE MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE, THE BATTERY MUST BE CHARGED BEFORE USE. INADEQUATE CHARGING OF THE BATTERY WITH A LOW LEVEL OF ELECTROLYTE BEFORE IT IS FIRST USED SHORTENS BATTERY LIFE.
CAUTION

WHEN INSTALLING THE BATTERY, ATTACH THE POSITIVE LEAD FIRST AND THEN THE NEGATIVE LEAD.
WARNING

BATTERY ELECTROLYTE IS TOXIC AND IT MAY CAUSE SERIOUS BURNS. IT CONTAINS SULPHURIC ACID. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN AND CLOTHING. IN CASE OF CONTACT WITH EYES OR SKIN, RINSE WITH ABUNDANT WATER FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES AND SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION AT ONCE. IF IT IS SWALLOWED, IMMEDIATELY DRINK LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER OR VEGETABLE OIL. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. BATTERIES PRODUCE EXPLOSIVE GAS; KEEP THEM AWAY FROM NAKED FLAMES, SPARKS AND CIGARETTES. IF THE BATTERY IS CHARGED IN A CLOSED PLACE, TAKE CARE TO ENSURE ADEQUATE VENTILATION. ALWAYS PROTECT YOUR EYES WHEN WORKING CLOSE TO BATTERIES. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN
CAUTION

NEVER USE FUSES WITH A CAPACITY HIGHER THAN THE RECOMMENDED CAPACITY. USING A FUSE OF UNSUITABLE RATING MAY SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE VEHICLE OR EVEN CAUSE A FIRE.

Levels check
Level check: - Hydraulic brake system liquid level. - Rear hub oil level - Engine coolant level PRE DE - 269

Pre-delivery

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Engine oil level

Road test
Test ride - Cold start - Instrument operations - Response to the throttle control - Stability on acceleration and braking - Rear and front brake efficiency - Rear and front suspension efficiency - Abnormal noise

Static test
Static control after the test ride: Hot engine restart Minimum seal (turning the handlebar) Uniform steering rotation Possible losses electric radiator fan operation
CAUTION

CHECK AND ADJUST TYRE PRESSURE WITH TYRES AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.


CAUTION

NEVER EXCEED THE RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURES OR TYRES MAY BURST.

Functional inspection
Functional check up: Hydraulic braking system: lever travel Clutch: proper functioning check Engine: proper general functioning and no abnormal noise check Other: papers check, frame and engine number check, tools and equipment, licence plate fitting, lock check, tyre pressure check, rear-view mirror and any accessory fitting

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Pre-delivery

Specific operations for the vehicle


Windshield fitting: - Remove the legshield upper cover. - Fit the indicated nut in the seat at the back of the windshield support brackets.

- With the screws supplied fasten the windshield support brackets to the front frame . - Fit the legshield upper cover.

- Remove the protection film from the windshield, fit the rubber buffers in the three holes.

PRE DE - 271

Pre-delivery

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

- Fit the three plastic spacers in the three rubber buffers.

- Fit the central protection.

- Fit the rubber protection on the windshield support brackets, make sure that the clamps are correctly snapped in the holes.

N.B.

THE WINDSHIELD CAN BE ADJUSTED TO THREE POSITIONS. HEIGHT MAY VARY DEPENDING ON THE RETAINER USED.

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Pre-delivery

- Fit the supplied cover caps in order to cover the holes not used.

- Fit the windshield to the vehicle with the three screws supplied.

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INDEX OF TOPICS

TIME

TIME

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

This section is devoted to the time necessary to carry out repairs. For each operation, the description, code and time envisages are specified.

Engine

ENGINE

1 2

Code 001001 003064

Action Engine from frame - Removal and refit. Engine oil - Change

Duration

Crankcase
CRANKCASE
1 2 Code 001153 001133 Action Crankcase halves gasket - Replacement Engine crankcase- Replacement Duration

TIME - 275

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Crankshaft

CRANKSHAFT
1 Code 001117 Action Crankshaft - Replacement Duration

TIME - 276

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Cylinder assy.

CYLINDER- PISTON
1 2 3 Code 001002 001154 001129 Action Cylinder-Piston - Replacement Pin-ring-piston assembly - Service Chain tightener - Overhaul and replacement Duration

TIME - 277

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Cylinder head assy.

VALVE HEAD
1 2 3 4 5 6 Code 001126 001045 001049 001056 001083 001057 Action Head - Replacement Valves - Replacement Valves - Adjustment Head gasket - Replacement Thermistor - Replacement Thermostat - Replacement Duration

TIME - 278

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Rocker arms support assy.

CAMSHAFT
1 2 3 Code 001148 001044 001169 Action Rocking lever valve - Replacement Camshaft - Replacement Decompressor - Replacement Duration

Cylinder head cover

TIME - 279

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

HEAD COVER
1 2 3 4 Code 001093 001089 001088 001074 Action Spark plug - Replacement Head cover - Replacement Head cover gasket - Replacement Oil vapour recovery pipe - Replacement Duration

Oil filter

OIL FILTER
1 2 3 Code 001123 001160 001102 Action Oil filter -Replacement Oil pressure sensor - Replacement Net oil filter - Replacement / Cleaning Duration

TIME - 280

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Flywheel cover

FLYWHEEL COVER
1 2 3 4 5 Code 001087 001150 007007 007017 007003 Action Flywheel cover - Replacement Flywheel cover gasket - Replacement Water pump rotor - Replacement Water pump cover - Replacement Coolant delivery and return pipe - Replacement Duration

Driven pulley

TIME - 281

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

DRIVEN PULLEY
1 2 3 4 Code 001022 001012 001110 001155 Action Clutch - Replacement Driven pulley - Service Driven pulley - Replacement Clutch bell - Replacement Duration

Oil pump

OIL PUMP
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Code 001125 001051 001042 001112 001122 001130 001172 001124 Action Chain guide pads - Replacement Belt/Timing chain - Change Oil pump - Service Oil pump - change Oil pump chain - Replacement Oil sump - Replacement Chain cover flap - change Lubrication by-pass - Replacement Duration

TIME - 282

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Final gear assy.

FINAL REDUCTION GEAR


1 2 3 4 5 Code 001010 003065 001156 004125 004180 Action Reduction gear - Replacement Gear box oil - Replacement Geared reduction unit cover - Replacement Rear wheel axle - Replacement Reduction gear breather pipe - Replacement Duration

TIME - 283

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Driving pulley

DRIVING PULLEY
1 2 3 4 5 Code 001086 001011 001066 001177 001141 Action Driving half-pulley - Replacement Driving belt - Replacement Driving pulley - Removal and refitting Variator rollers / shoes - Replacement Belt anti-flapping roller - Replacement Duration

TIME - 284

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Transmission cover

TRANSMISSION COVER
1 2 3 4 Code 001135 001096 001131 001065 Action Transmission cover bearing - Replacement Transmission crankcase cover - Replacement Transmission air intake - Replacement Transmission cover - Replacement Duration

TIME - 285

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Starter motor

ELECTRICAL START-UP
1 2 3 4 Code 001020 001104 001151 001017 Action Starter motor - Replacement Start-up freewheel - Replacement Start-up driven gearing - Replacement Start-up pinion - Replacement Duration

TIME - 286

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Flywheel magneto

MAGNETO FLYWHEEL
1 2 3 Code 001067 001173 001058 Action Stator - Removal and Refitting Rotor - Replacement Complete flywheel - Replacement Duration

TIME - 287

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Butterfly valve

THROTTLE BODY
1 2 3 Code 001166 001047 001013 Action Throttle body - Replacement Injector - Replacement Intake manifold - Replacement Duration

TIME - 288

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Exhaust pipe

MUFFLER
1 2 3 4 Code 001009 001092 001095 005138 Action Muffler - Replacement Exhaust manifold - Replacement Muffler guard - Replacement Lambda probe - Replacement Duration

TIME - 289

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Air cleaner

AIR CLEANER
1 2 3 4 Code 001015 001014 004122 001027 Action Air filter box - Replacement Air filter - Replacement / cleaning Air cleaner/ carburettor union - Replacement Body / air cleaner union - Replacement Duration

TIME - 290

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Frame

FRAME
1 2 3 Code 004001 004146 001032 Action Frame - replace Front frame - Replacement Engine support pin - Replacement Duration

TIME - 291

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Centre-stand

STAND
1 2 Code 004102 004004 Action Side stand - Replacement Stand - Replacement Duration

TIME - 292

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Legshield spoiler

FRONT SHIELD - SPOILER


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Code 004066 005091 005067 004064 004149 004065 005080 Action Driving mirror - Replacement Turn indicator glass - Replacement Front direction indicator bulb - Replacement Front shield - Replacement Shield central cover - Replacement Shield back plate - Replacement Front fuse-holder - Replacement Duration

TIME - 293

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Side fairings

SIDE COVERS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Code 004068 004085 004012 004053 004036 004075 004059 004013 004015 Action One passenger grab handle - Replacement Fairing (1) - Replacement Rear side panels - Replacement Spoiler - Replacement Frame cover - Replacement Front mat - Replacement Spark plug inspection flap - Replacement Side bumper- Replacement Footrest - Replacement Duration

TIME - 294

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Rear cover

SHIELD BACK PLATE


1 2 3 4 5 6 Code 004065 004156 004145 007024 004142 005085 Action Shield back plate - Replacement Glove box flap and/or support - Replacement Glove box - Replacement Expansion tank cap - Replacement electric socket - Replacement Reset button - Replacement Duration

TIME - 295

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Central cover

CENTRAL FRAME COVER


1 2 3 4 5 Code 004011 004104 004105 004079 004143 Action Central chassis cover - Replacement Left side cover - Replacement Right side cover - Replacement Rear footrest - Replacement Footrest support - replace Duration

TIME - 296

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

CENTRAL COVER
1 2 3 Code 002082 004135 004011 Action Fuel tank cap opening drive - Replacement Fuel tank lid - Replacement Frame central cover - Replacement Duration

TIME - 297

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Mudguard

MUDGUARDS
1 2 3 4 Code 004167 004009 004002 003087 Action Grill / radiator cover - replace Rear mudguard - Replacement Front mudguard - change Wheel housing - Replacement Duration

TIME - 298

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Fuel tank

FUEL TANK
1 2 3 4 Code 004005 004170 004168 004109 Action Fuel tank - replace Tank filler neck - Replacement Fuel filler flap - Replacement Fuel tank breather - replace Duration

TIME - 299

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Rear shock-absorber

REAR SHOCK ABSORBER


1 Code 003007 Action Rear shock absorber - Replacement Duration

TIME - 300

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Handlebar covers

HANDLEBAR COVERS
1 2 3 4 5 Code 004018 004019 005129 004156 005038 Action Handlebar front section - Replacement Handlebar rear section - Replacement Warning light group - Replacement Glove-box flap - Replacement Instrument panel warning light bulbs - Replacement Duration

TIME - 301

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Handlebar components

HANDLEBAR COMPONENTS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Code 003001 005017 002037 002060 002059 003059 002063 003061 002024 002071 002088 Action Handlebar - Replacement Stop switch - Replacement Brake or clutch lever - Replacement Complete gas command - Replacement Right hand grip - Replacement Counterweight - Replacement Throttle control transmission - Replacement Accelerator transmission - Adjustment Front brake pump - replace Left hand grip - Replacement Integral brake pump - Replacement Duration

TIME - 302

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Swing-arm

SWINGING ARM
1 2 3 Code 003081 004058 001072 Action Swinging arm supporting flange - Replacement Silent-block - Replacement Engine/frame swinging arm attachment - Replacement Duration

TIME - 303

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Seat

SADDLE
1 2 Code 004003 004150 Action Saddle - Replacement Saddle shock absorber - Replacement Duration

TIME - 304

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Instrument panel

INSTRUMENT PANEL + COMMANDS ON HANDLEBAR


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Code 005078 005014 005006 005039 005040 005121 005132 005041 005077 005038 Action Odometer glass - Replacement Odometer - Replacement Light switch or turn indicators - Replacement Light switch - Replacement Horn button - Replacement Saddle opening button - Replacement Trunk opening button - Replacement Starter button - replace Emergency stop switch - Replacement Dashboard warning/telltale lights Replacement Duration

TIME - 305

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Turn signal lights

FRONT LIGHTS
1 2 3 Code 005002 005008 005044 Action Front headlamp - replace Front headlamp bulbs - replace Front lights cable unit - replace Duration

TIME - 306

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

REAR LIGHTS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Code 005005 005022 005068 005091 005031 004136 005030 005048 005032 005028 005066 Action Taillight - change Rear turn indicators - Replacement Rear turn indicator bulb- Replacement Turn indicator glass - Replacement Licence plate light bulb - Replacement License plate holder support - Replacement Rear headlight cable unit- Replacement Licence plate holder - Replacement Transparent licence plate cover - replace Rear light assembly glass - Replacement Rear light bulbs - Replacement Duration

TIME - 307

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Front wheel

FRONT WHEEL
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Code 005089 002041 003037 003038 003040 003047 003063 004123 Action Tone wheel - Replacement Front brake disc - Replacement Front wheel rim- Replacement Front wheel axle - Replacement Front wheel bearings - Replacement Front tyre - Replacement Tyre pressure - Check Front wheel - Replacement Duration

Grease tone wheel or drive Please take note that the code has been introduced: 900001 - Tone wheel / drive greasing - 15'. Never mistake the codes 002011 (movement sensor replacement) and 005089 (tone wheel replacement) in the event of noise of the indicated components. The grease recommended is TUTELA MRM 2 (soap-based lithium grease with Molybdenum disulphide). In the following points we indicate with an arrow the area to be greased (1 - Drive, 2 - Tone wheel)

TIME - 308

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Rear wheel

REAR WHEEL
1 2 3 4 5 Code 001016 001071 004126 002070 003077 Action Rear wheel - Replacement Rear wheel rim - Replacement Rear wheel tyre - Replacement Rear brake disc - Replacement muffler/rear shock absorber support arm - Service Duration

TIME - 309

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Electric devices

ELECTRICAL DEVICES
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Code 001094 001069 005003 005009 005052 005007 005120 005035 005117 005011 005001 Action Spark plug cap - Replacement HV coil - Replacement Horn - Replacement Voltage regulator - Replacement Fuse (1) - Replacement Battery - Replacement Control unit power supply remote control - Replacement Headlight remote control - Replacement Electric fan remote control - Replacement Start-up remote control switch - Replacement Electrical system - Removal and refitting Duration

TIME - 310

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Helmet bay

HELMET COMPARTMENT
1 2 3 4 5 Code 004016 005033 005026 004142 005027 Action Helmet compartment - replace Glove-box light switch - Replacement Helmet compartment light - Replacement Plug socket - Replacement Helmet compartment bulb support Replacement Duration

TIME - 311

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Front suspension

FRONT SUSPENSION
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Code 003051 003010 003076 003079 003048 003002 004119 Action Complete fork - Replacement Front suspension - Service Fork sheath - Replacement Fork stem - Replacement Fork oil seal - Replacement Steering thrust washer - Replacement Upper steering bearing - Housing Duration

TIME - 312

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Time

Cooling system

COOLING SYSTEM
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Code 007002 007016 007001 007024 007019 007013 001052 007022 Action Water cooling radiator - Replacement Fan with support - Replacement Expansion tank - Replacement Expansion tank cap - Replacement Coolant return pipe - replacement Expansion tank / radiator connecting hose - Replacement Coolant and air bleed - replacement Coolant delivery pipe - Replacement Duration

TIME - 313

Time

MSS Nexus 300 i.e. E3 ( 2008)

Braking system

BRAKE SYSTEM
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Code 002039 002007 002021 002047 002020 002080 002002 002048 Action Front brake calliper - Replacement Front brake pads - Replacement Front brake piping - Replacement Front brake fluid and air bleeding system - Replacement Rear brake disc piping - Replacement Rear brake oil bleeding system - Replacement Rear brake pads - Replacement Rear brake calliper - Replacement Duration

TIME - 314

A
Air filter: 44

B
Battery: 68, 7981, 265 Brake: 225, 227, 229, 230, 232, 233, 236

C
Coolant: 186

E
Engine oil: 44

F
Fuel: 163, 171, 262, 299 Fuses: 74

H
Headlight: 51, 246 Horn: 71 Hub oil: 42

I
Identification: 8 Instrument panel: 245, 305

M
Maintenance: 7, 40

O
Oil filter: 47, 280

S
Saddle: Shock absorbers: 222 Spark plug: 42, 68 Stand: 223 Start-up:

T
Tank: 262, 299 Technical Data: Transmission: 10, 54, 98, 112, 285 Tyre pressure: Tyres: 11